Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold (the act of grasping) "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
- S: (n) clutch (a tense critical situation) "he is a good man in the clutch"
- S: (n) clutch (a number of birds hatched at the same time)
- S: (n) batch, clutch (a collection of things or persons to be handled together)
- S: (n) clutch bag, clutch (a woman's strapless purse that is carried in the hand)
- S: (n) clutch, clutch pedal (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"
- S: (n) clutch (a coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism) "this year's model has an improved clutch"
- S: (v) seize, prehend, clutch (take hold of; grab) "The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"
- S: (v) cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch (hold firmly, usually with one's hands) "She clutched my arm when she got scared"
- S: (v) seize, clutch, get hold of (affect) "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"