Definition of Clinching

1. Verb. (present participle of clinch) ¹



2. Adjective. That settles something (such as an argument) definitely and conclusively ¹

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Definition of Clinching

1. clinch [v] - See also: clinch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clinching

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clinal
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clinching (current term)
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Literary usage of Clinching

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1. Individual Training in Our Colleges by Clarence Frank Birdseye (1907)
"One of the greatest losses of time in college comes from not Waste from finishing and clinching things at the time. For example, a student ?ot fin]sh" has ..."

2. Financing an Enterprise by Hugh Ronald Conyngton (1921)
"clinching " Devices Various devices are used to follow up and reinforce the printed matter and increase the general effectiveness of an advertising campaign ..."

3. The Kedge-anchor; Or, Young Sailors' Assistant: Or, Young Sailors' Assistant by William N. Brady (1864)
"... 365—clinching CABLES. Whatever be the number of hemp cables which are bent to the anchors, the officer in charge is particularly cautioned to clap on a ..."

4. Advertising by Motion Pictures by Ernest Alfred Dench (1916)
"clinching AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY SALES BY MOTION PICTURES The manufacturer of ... However convincingly these may be presented, the one clinching argument is ..."

5. The Essentials of Extempore Speaking by Joseph Albert Mosher (1917)
"B. clinching THE CENTRAL IDEA Thus briefly, but without abruptness, the speaker leads up to the highly important final statement of the central purpose of ..."

6. How to Write Business Letters by Walter Kay Smart (1916)
"CHAFER XII SUMMARY AND CLIMAX- clinching THE SALE SUPPOSE a salesman came into your office with an article, demonstrated its qualities, proved your need of ..."

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