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cinch

cinch

pronunciation:
sInch
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a strong strap for securing a pack or saddle on an animal; girth.
similar words:
girth
definition 2: (informal) something simple or easy to do.
This crossword puzzle is a cinch.
antonyms:
challenge
similar words:
breeze, joke, snap
definition 3: (informal) something sure to happen, or someone sure to carry out an expectation.
It's a cinch our team will win the trophy.She's a cinch to win the election.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: cinched, cinches, cinching
definition 1: to place a cinch on.
definition 2: (informal) to cause to be sure to happen; guarantee.
All that extra practice cinched our victory.
definition 3: to attach or tighten securely.