Synonyms of clamp in English:



  • 1 if the clamp is too loose, its function becomes useless
    brace, vice, press, clasp;
    Music capo (tasto);
    Climbing jumar
  • verb

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  • 1 the sander is clamped on to the workbench
    fasten, secure, fix, attach;
  • 2 a pipe was clamped between his teeth
    clench, grip, hold, press, clasp
  • Phrases

    clamp down on

    they promised to clamp down on the drug trafficking in this neighborhood
    suppress, prevent, stop, put a stop/end to, stamp out;
    crack down on, limit, restrict, control, keep in check

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