verb (used with object), clasped or (Archaic) claspt [klaspt, klahspt]; /klæspt, klɑspt/; clasping.
verb (used without object), clasped or (Archaic) claspt [klaspt, klahspt]; /klæspt, klɑspt/; clasping.
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Origin of clasp
OTHER WORDS FROM claspin·ter·clasp, verb (used with object)re·clasp, verb (used with object)
Example sentences from the Web for clasp
You fumble with the clasp on your own comm cuff, slide the cuff loose and set it on the table.
For example, someone shopping for a luxury handbag can zoom in on the clasps, zipper, material and more.4 ways to make your e-commerce experience engaging and bright|Sponsored Content: Cloudinary|October 27, 2020|Search Engine Land
They are really lightweight and easy to slip on so no more fumbling with a tricky watch clasp.Smartwatch accessories to give your high-tech friends and family|PopSci Commerce Team|October 1, 2020|Popular Science
Hernandez clasped his hands behind his back, the fingers slender, almost delicate, needing a weapon to have conveyed any menace.Chicago Gang Shootings Spike as the City Tries to Cope|Michael Daly|April 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As I left him, I clasped his hand and said "jaarama"—thank you, in Fulani.
Exhausted, her lovely face streaked with dried tears, she clasped my hand.
As they clasped warmly upon his, Average Jones' reason lost its balance.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
The widow's hands were clasped and her eyes wandered vacantly from one to the other of her strange visitors.Choice Readings for the Home Circle|Anonymous
Her hands were clasped and her head bowed with a meek, resigned air that reached more than one Shawnee heart.Oonomoo the Huron|Edward S. Ellis
Bindlecombe clasped his hands nervously; he was acutely distressed—and not only for the threatened loss of his darling Institute.The Great Miss Driver|Anthony Hope
We clasped hands, and directed our conversation into another channel.A Secret Inheritance (Volume 1 of 3)|B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon