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fasten

Synonyms of fasten in English:

verb

  • 1 he fastened the door behind him
    bolt, lock, secure, make secure, make fast, chain, seal
    [Antonyms] unfasten, unlock
  • 2 they fastened splints to his leg
    [Antonyms] unfasten, remove
  • 3 the belt was fastened with an enormous silver buckle
    buckle, join, do up, connect, couple, close, unite, link;
    lace (up), knot;
    zip (up)
    [Antonyms] unfasten, open
  • 4 he fastened his horse to a sapling on the bank of the river
    tie, tie up, bind, tether, truss, fetter, lash, hitch, anchor, strap, rope
    [Antonyms] unfasten, untie
  • 5 the dress fastens at the front with ten small buttons
    become closed, close, do up;
    button (up), zip (up)
    [Antonyms] unfasten, undo
  • 6 his gaze fastened on me
    focus, fix, be riveted, concentrate, zero in, zoom in, be brought to bear;
    direct at, aim at, point at
  • 7 the critics fastened upon two sections of the report
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