clinch ( clinches plural & 3rd person present) ( clinching present participle) ( clinched past tense & past participle )
1 verb If you clinch something you are trying to achieve, such as a business deal or victory in a contest, you succeed in obtaining it.
Hibernian clinched the First Division title when they beat Hamilton 2-0... V n
This has fuelled speculation that he is about to clinch a deal with an American engine manufacturer. V n with n
2 verb The thing that clinches an uncertain matter settles it or provides a definite answer.
Evidently this information clinched the matter... V n
That was the clue which clinched it for us. V it
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild
1 assure, cap, conclude, confirm, decide, determine, seal, secure, set the seal on, settle, sew up (informal) tip the balance, verify
2 bolt, clamp, fasten, fix, make fast, nail, rivet, secure
3 clutch, cuddle, embrace, grasp, hug, squeeze
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