Word:

Fasten

Fas´ten
v. t.1.To fix firmly; to make fast; to secure, as by a knot, lock, bolt, etc.; as, to fasten a chain to the feet; to fasten a door or window.
[imp. & p. p. Fastened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Fastening .]
2.To cause to hold together or to something else; to attach or unite firmly; to cause to cleave to something , or to cleave together, by any means; as, to fasten boards together with nails or cords; to fasten anything in our thoughts.
3.To cause to take close effect; to make to tell; to lay on; as, to fasten a blow.
If I can fasten but one cup upon him.
- Shak.
To fasten a charge upon
to make his guilt certain, or so probable as to be generally believed.
To fasten one's eyes upon
to look upon steadily without cessation.
- Acts iii. 4.
v. i.1.To fix one's self; to take firm hold; to clinch; to cling.
A horse leech will hardly fasten on a fish.
- Sir T. Browne.
Verb1.fasten - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
Synonyms: fix, secure
Antonyms:
unfasten - cause to become undone; "unfasten your belt"
2.fasten - become fixed or fastened; "This dress fastens in the back"
Antonyms:
unfasten - become undone or untied; "The shoelaces unfastened"
3.fasten - attach to; "They fastened various nicknames to each other"
4.fasten - make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire"
Synonyms: tighten
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