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Definitions for clench
klɛntʃclench

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clinch, clenchnoun

    a small slip noose made with seizing

  2. clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, holdverb

    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"

  3. clench, clinchverb

    hold in a tight grasp

    "clench a steering wheel"

  4. clenchverb

    squeeze together tightly

    "clench one's jaw"

Wiktionary

  1. clenchnoun

    Tight grip.

    Etymology: From beclencan, causative of clingan. Compare stink and stench.

  2. clenchnoun

    A seal that is applied to formed thin-wall bushings.

    Etymology: From beclencan, causative of clingan. Compare stink and stench.

  3. clenchverb

    To squeeze; to grip or hold tightly.

    He clenched his fist in anger.

    Etymology: From beclencan, causative of clingan. Compare stink and stench.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clench

    see Clinch

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Clench

    klensh. Same as Clinch.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clench in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clench in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of clench in a Sentence

  1. Kevin Yu:

    Any time that I'm under a lot of duress, I started realizing that I clench my stomach, when I looked back on my life, I started to realize how much a connection there was between my brain and my stomach.

Images & Illustrations of clench

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