fasten

All Verb Adverb Noun
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  • Then those women would run away, and she would fasten up the house. Cited from The Captain's Toll-Gate, by Frank R. Stockton
  • We found that we could all fasten their things to our feet. Cited from Wandl the Invader, by Raymond King Cummings
  • Go back by the way you came and fasten everything behind you. Cited from The Argosy, Vol. 51, No. 4, April, 1891, ed. by Charles W. Woods
  • Others fasten a piece of wood upon the back for a similar purpose. Cited from Plain Facts for Old and Young, by John Harvey Kellogg
  • He was giving all the old evidence over again, fastening another stone around my neck. Cited from Romance, by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • He was sure that if he told her how to fasten the door she would sleep better. Cited from The Sagebrusher, by Emerson Hough
  • I will fasten the other here, and you will have a passage back. Cited from Orrain: A Romance, by S. Levett-Yeats
  • Now she fastens her eyes on his face, he can almost feel her gaze. Cited from Miss Caprice, by St. George Rathborne
  • I do hope they come over here to fasten her dress. Cited from Betty Trevor, by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  • The rail fastening system may need to be released prior to its arrival.
  • Then she stood for her mother to fasten it in the back. Cited from The Shoulders of Atlas, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • I put them on and the weight of them served to fasten me to the ground.
  • One person died while trying to fasten steel products on a ship.
  • He was so big as he stood there fastening the coat about her neck. Cited from The Triumph of John Kars, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • That is the only way to keep money -- fasten your eye right on it. Cited from Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Musicians, by Elbert Hubbard
  • It becomes hard enough in about a half hour to be removed and fastened on the building in construction.
  • Just about the break of day the fastening from some cause got loose. Cited from Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary, John Kline
  • The boys kept their eyes fastened on the little house. Cited from The Secret Wireless, by Lewis E. Theiss
  • It is better to polish all the pieces before fastening any of them together. Cited from The Boy Mechanic: Volume 1, by Popular Mechanics
  • This was easily done, though of course they did not think to fasten the door in any way. Cited from The Outdoor Chums at Cabin Point, by Quincy Allen
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Meaning of fasten

  • verb Cause to be firmly attached
    fasten the lock onto the door, she fixed her gaze on the man
  • verb Become fixed or fastened
    This dress fastens in the back
  • verb Attach to
    They fastened various nicknames to each other