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Present participle for to finalize, or to come to an agreement or settlement
“That window begins when two parties start contemplating the possibility of a mutually beneficial trade, and it ends when the parties clinch the deal.”
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Present participle for to conclusively settle (an argument or debate)
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“He challenged me with one of the feebler bits of rhetoric the faithful adopt to clinch the argument.”
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Present participle for to get, achieve or accomplish something, typically through effort
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“Brazil needed only a draw to clinch a place in the semi-finals.”
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Present participle for to confirm the winning or achievement of a contest
“He scored the winning goal to clinch the title for his team.”
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Present participle for to secure in place
“To clinch the nail, it is necessary to hold a heavy metal block against the rib and drive the nail home against this.”
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Present participle for to grapple at close quarters, especially (of boxers) so as to be too closely engaged for full-arm blows
“Heavyweights throw like one-two-three punches and grab and clinch and grab and clinch.”
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Present participle for to succeed at doing or completing something difficult or challenging
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Present participle for to arrange or organize for an outcome, especially through negotiation
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Present participle for to grasp or hold firmly, sometimes with a pulling action
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Present participle for to come to an official agreement on
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Present participle for to pass (a test, interview, etc.) perfectly
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Present participle for to find an answer to a (usually complex) intellectual puzzle or problem
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Present participle for to fasten or fix securely in place
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Present participle for surround; envelop
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Present participle for hold close, cling to
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Present participle for to decide or determine correctly or with certainty
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Present participle for to fasten with a lock, especially on doors
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Present participle for to physically grip or grasp something
Adjective
Providing a conclusion or finality to something
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“This observation revealed a familiar light signature, clinching the case for a fading high-mass X-ray binary with a neutron star.”
Noun
The action of conducting business
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