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Definitions and Synonyms of clamp | Another word for clamp | What is clamp?

Definition 1: a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for clamp in the sense of this definition

(clamp is a kind of ...) a device for holding something

(... is a kind of clamp ) a clamp used to hold work in place on a workbench

(... is a kind of clamp ) a clamp in the shape of the letter C

(... is a kind of clamp ) a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued

(... is a kind of clamp ) a clamp for holding pipe that is to be cut or threaded

(... is a kind of clamp ) clamp to prevent wooden rackets from warping when not in use

Definition 2: impose or inflict forcefully - [verb of communication]

Samples where clamp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The military government clamped a curfew onto the capital

(clamp is a kind of ...) impose something unpleasant

"The principal visited his rage on the students"

Definition 3: fasten or fix with a clamp - [verb of contact]

Samples where clamp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened

(clamp is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

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