Clasp vs Claps - What's the difference?

clasp | claps |

As nouns the difference between clasp and claps

is that clasp is a fastener or , particularly one that clasps while claps is .

As a verb clasp

is to take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.

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(en noun)
  • A fastener or , particularly one that clasps.
  • I always have a hard time working the clasp on this necklace!
  • (in the singular) An embrace, a grasp, or handshake.
  • He took her hand in a firm clasp .


    (en verb)
  • To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.
  • They clasped hands and parted as friends.
  • * 1922 , (Margery Williams), (The Velveteen Rabbit) :
  • And when the Boy dropped off to sleep, the Rabbit would snuggle down close under his little warm chin and dream, with the Boy's hands clasped close round him all night long.
  • * 1897 , (Bram Stoker), (Dracula) Chapter 21:
  • The poor dear lady shivered, and I could see the tension of her nerves as she clasped her husband closer to her and bent her head lower and lower still on his breast.
  • To shut or fasten together with, or as if with, a clasp.
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