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Another word for fasten

  1. To join one thing to another

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  3. To make fast or firmly fixed, as by means of a cord or rope

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  5. To make secure

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  7. To implant so deeply as to make change nearly impossible

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  9. To ascribe (a misdeed or an error, for example) to

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Synonym Study

  • Attach emphasizes the joining of two or more things in order to keep them together as a unit to attach one's references to an application
  • Tie and bind are often interchangeable, but in discriminating use, tie specif. implies the connection of one thing with another by means of a rope, string, etc. which can be knotted to tie a horse to a hitching post, and bind suggests the use of an encircling band which holds two or more things firmly together to bind someone's legs
  • Fasten , the somewhat more general word compared here, implies a joining of one thing to another, as by tying, binding, gluing, nailing, pinning, etc.