To secure is to firmly attach something, to take action to make an area safe or to obtain something that you have been seeking.
To put a knot or bow in:
To grow vigorously or luxuriantly; improve physically
(Archaic) To cause to prosper
To gaze or think with exultation or malicious pleasure
To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means:
To enrich is defined as to improve something or make something better.
To put, bring, get, throw, or knock down
To be beneficial to:
To open or make loose; untie, unlock, undo, etc.
To make looser or less tight:
To close or connect securely, as with a lock or other device:
Find another word for battens. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for battens, like: secures, ties, thrives, prospers, gloats, fixes, fattens, enriches, downs, profits and unfastens.