Cinch meaning

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To cinch is to firmly fasten or get a tight grip on something.

When you tie the belt on your robe to close your robe, this is an example of a time when you cinch your belt.

When you tie down a saddle on a horse, this is an example of a time when you cinch down the saddle.

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The definition of a cinch is something that is very easy to do, or that is a sure thing.

Very simple math problems are an example of something that would be described as a cinch.

When someone is sure to win a prize, this is an example of a time when he is a cinch to win.

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A girth for a pack or saddle.
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An encircling cord, band, or belt.
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Something easy to accomplish.
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A sure thing; a certainty.

Their team is a cinch to win the tournament.

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To make certain; secure or guarantee.

Cinch a victory.

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To put a saddle girth on (a horse).
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To secure (a saddle) by means of a cinch.
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To encircle or wrap tightly.
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To tighten (an encircling cord or belt, for example).
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To tighten an encircling band or saddle girth. Often used with up.
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A saddle or pack girth.
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A firm grip.
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A thing easy to do or sure to happen.
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To fasten (a saddle) on (a horse, burro, etc.) with a cinch.
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To bind firmly.
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To get a firm hold on.
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To make sure of.
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A simple saddle girth used in Mexico.
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(informal) Something that is very easy to do.

No problem ... it's a cinch.

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(informal) A firm hold.
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To bring to certain conclusion.
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To tighten down.
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Origin of cinch

Spanish cincha feminine of cincho belt from Latin cīnctus from past participle of cingere to gird kenk- in Indo-European roots