Synonyms of clamp in English:

clamp


See definition of clamp

noun

1‘a clamp holds the pieces of wood at right angles’

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brace, vice, press

clasp, fastener, bracket, holdfast

mute, capo, capo tasto

jumar

2‘clamps had been fitted to the car's back wheels’

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immobilizer, wheel clamp

North American boot


verb

1‘the sander is clamped on to the edge of a workbench’

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fasten, secure, fix, clip, attach, make fast

screw, bolt

2‘an empty pipe was clamped between his teeth’

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clench, grip, hold, press, squeeze

clasp, grasp, clutch

3‘yesterday, the government clamped a curfew on the city’

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impose, inflict

informal clap, slap

4‘he flew into a rage when he found his car was clamped’

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immobilize, wheel-clamp

North American boot


Phrases

    clamp down on

      ‘a new initiative to clamp down on software piracy’

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      suppress, prevent, stop, put a stop to, put an end to, stamp out

      crack down on, come down hard on, limit, restrain, restrict, check, keep in check, control, keep under control