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〔 klʌtʃ 〕


〔 klʌtʃ 〕

Overview of noun clutch

The noun clutch has 7 senses

  • clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold -- (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")

  • clutch -- (a tense critical situation; "he is a good man in the clutch")

  • clutch -- (a number of birds hatched at the same time)

  • batch, clutch -- (a collection of things or persons to be handled together)

  • clutch bag, clutch -- (a woman's strapless purse that is carried in the hand)

  • clutch, clutch pedal -- (a pedal or lever that engages or disengages a rotating shaft and a driving mechanism; "he smoothely released the clutch with one foot and stepped on the gas with the other")

  • clutch -- (a coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism; "this year's model has an improved clutch")

Overview of verb clutch

The verb clutch has 3 senses

  • seize, prehend, clutch -- (take hold of; grab; "The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals")

  • cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch -- (hold firmly, usually with one's hands; "She clutched my arm when she got scared")

  • seize, clutch, get hold of -- (affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unbearable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease")