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  Definition of fasten
  1. make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire"
  2. attach to; "They fastened various nicknames to each other"
  3. cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
  4. become fixed or fastened; "This dress fastens in the back"
Similar Words: tighten, fix, secure

 

Hyponyms: frap, tauten, firm, screw, wind, wind up, strap, tie, bind, rig, bitt, latch, garter, chain, cable, picket, rope up, cinch, girth, bandage, cramp, cleat, anchor, cast anchor, drop anchor, ground, moor, berth, tie up, spike, sew, run up, sew together, stitch, crank, noose, chock, brad, bight, belay, bar, clamp, velcro, stay, clinch, lock, lock up, hasp, zip up, zipper, zip, tack, string, hook, belt, cement, grout, staple, rivet, button, pin, hang, hang up, lodge, wedge, stick, deposit, entrench, intrench, buckle, clasp, brooch, stake, wire, coapt, joggle, joint, toggle, glue

 

Derivational Morphology: tightening, fastness, fixedness, fixity, fixture, secureness, fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing, attachment

 

 
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