New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: cinch · clench · flinch · -inch · blanch · cliche · cliché · click · cling · clingy
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clinch

1. verb SPOR (of person, team) win2. verb SPOR (of point, result etc) secure win3. verb secure (deal etc)4. verb make certain (argument etc)5. noun romantic embrace6. noun grip in fight, struggle 1 verb SPOR (of person, team) win TRANSITIVEbuaigh verb  c m ubain verb  c m ugnóthaigh verb  c m uthey barely clinched victory bhain siad ar éigean, bhí an lá leo sa deireadhthe team clinched a comfortable win bhí bua éasca ag an bhfoireann, bhain an fhoireann go furastahe clinched promotion d'éirigh leis ardú céime a fháil 2 verb SPOR (of point, result etc) secure win TRANSITIVEbuaigh verb  c m ubain verb  c m ugnóthaigh verb  c m uit wasn't enough to clinch the match níor leor é leis an gcluiche a bhuachan
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3 verb secure (deal etc) TRANSITIVE she clinched the deal d'éirigh léi an margadh a dhéanamh, chuir sí an margadh i gcrích 4 verb make certain (argument etc) TRANSITIVEto clinch an argument argóint a bhuachanthe presence of a rash usually clinches the diagnosis má bhíonn gríos ann, socraíonn sin an diagnóis, de ghnáth the salary clinched it for him an tuarastal a mheall é lena dhéanamh, an tuarastal a réitigh an scéal dó 5 noun romantic embracebarróg fem2 she was spotted in a clinch with him chonacthas í agus barróg á breith aici air 6 noun grip in fight, strugglegreim masc3  c m ugéagáil fema wrestling clinch greim iomrascála