(Economics) To make money harder to borrow or obtain.
(Basketball) A hook shot.
A device, such as a clip, pin, or clasp, that attaches something firmly to something else.
(Biology) An organ or structure of attachment, especially the basal, rootlike formation by which certain seaweeds or other algae are attached to a substrate.
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 hold with the arms; embrace.
To obstruct by means of a bar or bars; shut off; close
Harness is defined as to strap or belt someone or something down, or to bring under control for a purpose.
To knot is defined as to securely tie a rope or ribbon.
To be fastened or joined by a buckle
To seize and hold, as after a chase; capture
To put to bed
To bind with or as if with cement.
(Slang) To get a firm hold on
To set with piercing objects
To entangle is defined as to become intertwined or wound up within, or cause to become involved in a difficulty.
To secure or bind, as with a rope, cord, or chain.
To restrain or secure with a tether.
To hold down, restrain, confine, etc.
To turn or open by turning:
(Nautical) To bring (a vessel) so close to the wind that half her upper sails are laid aback.
To secure release from prison by providing a bail bond:
To cause something to adhere closely to; to follow attentively.
To unite (pieces of metal, plastic, etc.) by heating until molten and fused or until soft enough to hammer or press together
(--- Nautical) To spread open to the wind:
To fasten, tighten, or attach by means of a screw or similar fastener.
To fix or hold (the eyes, attention, etc.) firmly
To secure or lock with or as if with a bolt.
Tack is defined as to fasten or secure something.
To cover, enclose, or shut by fastening with nails:
To hold fast; immobilize:
To grasp or hold eagerly or tightly
To hold tightly with the arms or hands; grasp firmly; embrace
The definition of hold is to carry, to keep in position, to hug someone, to stay in close contact, to bear someone's weight, or to keep in position.
To grip and hold; seize
(Informal) To close (the lips or mouth):
To close with a zip fastener.
To secure and maintain a tight hold on; seize firmly.
To add a touch of flavor to:
To fasten the lock of:
To confine or restrict as if with cord:
To grapple; to engage in close combat.
To hold an object, especially a ship or a boat to a fixed point.
To batten is to grow fat by eating continuously.
To stick fast; stay attached
Affix means to create an addition to something.
To prevent or forbid entrance to or exit from; close or bar
Sew is defined as to join or repair with a needle and thread.
To link means to join or connect together.
To join is defined as to bring or connect together or to become part of something that already exists.
To render (an object or image) in clear outline or sharp detail by adjustment of one's vision or an optical device; bring into focus.
In a direct manner; directly
To link together; connect:
To join or fasten (two things together, or one thing with or to another); link; couple
To fasten with a clip.
To adhere to an object, without being affixed, in such a way as to follow its contours. Used especially of fabrics and films.
To brace is to build extra support for something, to use support to stay balanced yourself, or to prepare someone to receive bad news.
To tie or secure, as with a rope or cord.
(Intransitive) To be inclined; to direct itself.
Barricade means to put up a barrier to shut something in or out.
To add as a supplement or appendix:
(Archaic) To join; connect
To join (two or more substances) to make a single substance, such as a chemical compound; mix.
To give an order for:
To relate (something, usually something bad) to a particular cause or source; place the fault or responsibility for:
To place responsibility for (an error, fault, etc.) on someone or something
To place at some task or duty; appoint
To dig or turn (up or out) with or as with the snout
Lodge is defined as to provide or rent a cottage or resort space, to be stuck or caught, or to store something.
To fix deeply or indelibly, as in the mind:
To set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in.
To fix firmly or securely:
To open or make loose; untie, unlock, undo, etc.
To free from restraint; to set at liberty.
To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
To release from or as if from chains or bonds; set free.
To open (a lock)
To separate or unfasten; disconnect:
To remove the wrapping from:
(Electricity) To shut off the current in (an appliance) by removing its connection to a power source.
To place in the hands of; pass:
To stir the emotions:
To continue to do:
To put together.
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