Synonyms for Clutched:

adj.

retained (adjective)
kept.

v.

gripped (verb)
retained, Embraced, Clasped, Adhered, Grappled, seized, grasped, gripped, kept, held, Had.

Other synonyms:

adj.
held, seized.

Usage examples for Clutched

  1. Lady Winsleigh instantly held out the envelope, which she as instantly clutched – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  2. He clutched the side of it, and looked out at me. – A Kentucky Cardinal by James Lane Allen
  3. It moved and cried, and little hands clutched her dress. – The Green Satin Gown by Laura E. Richards