Synonyms of buckle in English:

buckle

noun

  • 1 a belt buckle
    clasp, clip, catch, hasp, fastener
  • verb

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  • 1 he buckled the belt around his waist
    fasten, do up, hook, strap, secure, clasp, clip
  • 2 the front axle buckled
    bulge, arc, arch;
    crumple, collapse, give way
  • Phrases

    buckle down

    Isaac finally began to buckle down in his junior year
    get (down) to work, set to work, get down to business;
    work hard, apply oneself, make an effort, be industrious, be diligent, focus

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