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pronunciation:
klIp
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a device that holds or fastens.
Tanya used a paper clip to hold the pages of her report together.
synonyms:
fastener
similar words:
barrette, clasp, paper clip, pin, staple
definition 2: a device holding several bullets that is put into a gun.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: clips, clipping, clipped
definition: to hold together or join by means of a clip.
synonyms:
attach, fasten
similar words:
pin, staple
Word Builder: kinds of clips
  • paperclip:
    a clip for holding pieces of paper together
  • hair clip:
    a clip for holding hair in place.
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