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Another word for fasten

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Verb
  1. To join one thing to another

      1. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
      1. To make fast (a vessel, for example) by means of cables, anchors, or lines:
      2. To fix in place; secure:
      3. To provide with an abiding emotional attachment:
      1. To correct or set right; adjust:
      2. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
      3. To make ready for a specific purpose, as by altering or combining elements; prepare:
      1. Two items of the same kind; a pair.
      2. Something that joins or connects two things together; a link.
      3. Two people united, as by betrothal or marriage.
      1. To join or fasten together:
      2. To associate or consider as related:
      3. To join to or by means of a communications circuit:
      1. To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears:
      2. To make shorter by cutting; trim:
      3. To cut off the edge of:
      1. To fasten, secure, or join:
      2. To connect as an adjunct or associated condition or part:
      3. To affix or append; add:
      1. To secure to something; attach:
      2. To impute; attribute:
      3. To place at the end; append:
    See also:

    assemble

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

      1. A temporary immobilization, as of traffic, work, or mechanical operation.
      1. To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap:
      2. To fasten by drawing together the parts or sides and knotting with strings or laces:
      3. To make by fastening ends or parts:
      1. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
      1. A compact intersection of interlaced material, such as cord, ribbon, or rope.
      2. A fastening made by tying together lengths of material, such as rope, in a prescribed way.
      3. A decorative bow of ribbon, fabric, or braid.
      1. To tie or secure, as with a rope or cord.
      2. To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
      3. To fasten or wrap by encircling, as with a belt or ribbon:
  3. To make secure

      1. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
      1. To make fast (a vessel, for example) by means of cables, anchors, or lines:
      2. To fix in place; secure:
      3. To provide with an abiding emotional attachment:
      1. To correct or set right; adjust:
      2. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
      3. To make ready for a specific purpose, as by altering or combining elements; prepare:
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
      1. A heavy object attached to a vessel by a cable, rope, or chain and dropped into the water to keep the vessel in place either by its weight or by its flukes, which grip the bottom.
      2. A rigid point of support, as for securing a rope.
      3. A source of security or stability.
    See also:

    move

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

      1. The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
      2. Any of various other underground plant parts, especially an underground stem such as a rhizome, corm, or tuber.
      3. The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
      1. A cottage or cabin, often rustic, used as a temporary abode or shelter:
      2. A small house on the grounds of an estate or a park, used by a caretaker or gatekeeper.
      3. An inn.
      1. To fix deeply or indelibly, as in the mind:
      2. To dye or stain into the fiber of.
      3. Deep-seated; ingrained.
      1. To fix in the mind; instill.
      2. To insert (a morphological element) into the body of a word.
      3. An inflectional or derivational element appearing in the body of a word. For example, in Tagalog, the active verb sulat, “write,” can be converted to a passive, “written,” by inserting the infix –in–, yielding sinulat.
      1. To correct or set right; adjust:
      2. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
      3. To make ready for a specific purpose, as by altering or combining elements; prepare:
      1. To provide with a trench, especially for the purpose of fortifying or defending.
      2. To fix firmly or securely:
      3. To dig or occupy a trench.
      1. To fix firmly in a surrounding mass:
      2. To cause to be an integral part of a surrounding whole:
      3. To insert or position (a clause or phrase) within a clause or phrase.
    See also:

    move

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

      1. An area with definite or indefinite boundaries; a portion of space.
      2. Room or space, especially adequate space:
      3. The particular portion of space occupied by or allocated to a person or thing.
      1. To relate (something, usually something bad) to a particular cause or source; place the fault or responsibility for:
      2. To assign as a characteristic; credit:
      1. To correct or set right; adjust:
      2. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
      3. To make ready for a specific purpose, as by altering or combining elements; prepare:
      1. To consider responsible for a misdeed, failure, or undesirable outcome:
      2. To find fault with; criticize:
      3. To place responsibility for (something):
      1. To select for a duty or office; appoint:
      2. To set apart for a particular purpose or place in a particular category; designate:
      3. To give out as a task; allot:
      1. To secure to something; attach:
      2. To impute; attribute:
      3. To place at the end; append:
    See also:

    give

Another word for fasten

Verb
  1. To make something secure

  2. To join two or more things

      1. To join or fasten together:
      2. To associate or consider as related:
      3. To join to or by means of a communications circuit:
      1. To bring into a state of unity; make united:
      2. To join (two or more substances) to make a single substance, such as a chemical compound; mix.
      3. To have, exhibit, or involve in combination:
      1. Two items of the same kind; a pair.
      2. Something that joins or connects two things together; a link.
      3. Two people united, as by betrothal or marriage.
    See also:

    join

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.