English noun: clutches
|1.||clutches (act) the act of grasping|
|Samples||He released his clasp on my arm.|
He has a strong grip for an old man.
She kept a firm hold on the railing.
|Synonyms||clasp, clench, clutch, grasp, grip, hold|
|Broader (hypernym)||grasping, prehension, seizing, taking hold|
|Narrower (hyponym)||choke hold, chokehold, embrace, embracement, embracing, wrestling hold|