Clinch means to prevent from moving, or to secure a spot.(verb)
An example of clinch is for a baseball team to win the division championship.
The definition of a clinch is a fastening, or something used to fasten, or is slang for a embrace.(noun)
An example of a clinch is a clothes pin.
See clinch in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: var. of clench
See clinch in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb clinched, clinch·ing, clinch·es verb, transitive
Origin: Variant of clench.
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