Synonyms of buckle in English:



  • 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
    warp, bend, twist, curve, distort, contort, deform; bulge, arc, arch; crumple, collapse, give way
  • Phrases

    buckle down

    Isaac finally began to buckle down in his junior yearget (down) to workset to workget down to businesswork hardapply oneselfmake an effortbe industriousbe diligentfocus

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