- [noun] a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
- [noun] 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"
Synonyms: clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold
- [verb] hold firmly and tightly
- [verb] fasten with or as if with a brooch
- [verb] fasten with a buckle or buckles
- [verb] grasp firmly; "The child clasped my hands"