Definition of "clasp" [clasp]

  • (noun) A fastening, such as a hook or buckle, used to hold two or more objects or parts together.
  • (noun) An embrace or hug.
  • (noun) A grip or grasp of the hand.
  • (noun) A small metal bar or other device attached to the ribbon of a military decoration to indicate the action or service for which it was awarded or an additional award of the same medal.
  • (verb-transitive) To fasten with or as if with a clasp.

Use "clasp" in a sentence

  • "I knew Mr. Henry Drummond, and the memory of his strong, warm hand-clasp is like a benediction."
  • "All products exceed 70 percent recycled content, and Alchemy Goods’ latest item, a bottle opener made from a seat belt clasp, is its first to achieve a 100 (fully recycled)."
  • "A roughly two-foot piece of light rope is tied to the screw eye, and a clasp is attached to the opposite end."

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