cinched


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cinch

1. verb To be definitively resolved. I think offering him more vacation days could cinch the deal here.
2. noun A very easy task. Getting here was a cinch because there was no traffic at all.

cinched

(sɪntʃt)
mod. settled; secured; sealed (up). (As one tightens the saddle girth on a horse.) I’ve got it cinched! No sweat!
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Once a home is framed, the tecBracket simply is attached to a stud, and the cabling is cinched to the bracket.
German (171), a three-time City champion, cinched Povaval in a head lock then turned him over for the pin.
These implants are then cinched together, reducing the circumference of the dilated valve and eliminating mitral regurgitation.
De La Torre's headlock was impressive, and when he cinched it Saturday, the move almost always led to an instant victory.
For example, Lazar said most candidates in the final running for the city manager position should be expected to earn a positive review from their employer, but that doesn't mean they've cinched the job.
As a dentist, I thought this would be a great opportunity to go help people, but when they said we could bring our kids, that cinched it for me,'' Pulsipher, who practices at Division Street Dental, said last week before the family left.
The proximity to our world class customers, an extremely accessible location and favorable financial terms cinched the deal.