Hold tightly - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 17/03/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Hold tightly.

5 letter answer(s) to hold tightly

CLASP
  1. 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"
  2. hold firmly and tightly
  3. a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
  4. grasp firmly; "The child clasped my hands"
  5. fasten with a buckle or buckles
  6. fasten with or as if with a brooch
CLING
  1. hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father's hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron"
  2. come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
  3. to remain emotionally or intellectually attached; "He clings to the idea that she might still love him."
  4. fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
GRASP
  1. 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"
  2. an intellectual hold or understanding; "a good grip on French history"; "they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"; "a terrible power had her in its grasp"
  3. the limit of capability;
  4. get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
  5. understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
  6. hold firmly

4 letter answer(s) to hold tightly

GRIP
  1. hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel"
  2. to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"
  3. 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"
  4. to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"
  5. a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"
  6. a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"
  7. the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
  8. an intellectual hold or understanding; "a good grip on French history"; "they kept a firm grip on the two top

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