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English noun: cinch

1. cinch (act) any undertaking that is easy to do


SamplesMarketing this product will be no picnic.


Synonymsbreeze, child's play, duck soup, picnic, piece of cake, pushover, snap, walkover


Broader (hypernym)labor, project, task, undertaking


Narrower (hyponym)doddle

2. cinch (artifact) stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place


Synonymsgirth


Broader (hypernym)saddlery, stable gear, tack


Part meronymharness

3. cinch (act) a form of all fours in which the players bid for the privilege of naming trumps


Broader (hypernym)all fours, high-low-jack


English verb: cinch

1. cinch (contact) tie a cinch around


SamplesCinch horses.


Synonymsgirth


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure

2. cinch (cognition) make sure of


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)ascertain, assure, check, control, ensure, insure, see, see to it

3. cinch (cognition) get a grip on; get mastery of


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)control, master









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