Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun clamp

1 sense of clamp

Sense 1
clamp, clinch -- (a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together)
       => holding device -- (a device for holding something)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb clamp

2 senses of clamp

Sense 1
clamp -- (fasten or fix with a clamp; "clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

Sense 2
clamp -- (impose or inflict forcefully; "The military government clamped a curfew onto the capital")
       => inflict, bring down, visit, impose -- (impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students")

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