English synonyms about - contact  

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clutch

noun

1 clutch

The act of grasping.

synonyms: clasp, clench, clutches, grasp, grip, hold.

Roget 789: taking etc. v.; reception etc. (taking in) 296; deglutition etc. (taking food) 298; appropriation, prehension, prensation; ... show more

Dutch: klemmen, omklemmen
Polish: chwyt



2 clutch

A tense critical situation.

3 clutch

A number of birds hatched at the same time.

Polish: ląg, lęg, wyląg, wylęg

4 clutch

A collection of things or persons to be handled together.

synonym: batch.

Polish: partia

5 clutch

A woman's strapless purse that is carried in the hand.

synonym: clutch bag.

Polish: koperta, kopertówka

6 clutch

A pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism:
— He smoothely released the clutch with one foot and stepped on the gas with the other.

synonym: clutch pedal.

Dutch: ontkoppelingspedaal, koppeling

7 clutch

A coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism.

Polish: sprzęgło

verb

1 clutch

Take hold of; grab:
— She clutched her purse.

synonyms: prehend, seize.

Roget 781: retain, keep; hold fast one's own, hold tight one's own, hold fast one's ground, hold tight one's ground; clinch, clench, clutch, grasp, gripe, hug, have a firm hold of.    ... show more

Dutch: grijpen, beetkrijgen, beetpakken, vastgrijpen, vastpakken, vatten

2 clutch

Hold firmly, usually with one's hands:
— She clutched my arm when she got scared.

synonyms: cling to, hold close, hold tight.

3 clutch

Affect.

synonyms: get hold of, seize.

Roget 789: take, catch, hook, nab, bag, sack, pocket, put into one's pocket; receive; accept.    reap, crop, cull, ... show more


Moby thesaurus: abduct, adhere to, amount, array, batch, bear hug, bind, bite, body, brood, budget, bunch, bundle, carry off, catch, cherish, chunk, clamp, clasp, cleave to ... show more.

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