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Noun: button  bú-t(u)n
  1. A round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
     
  2. An electrical switch operated by pressing
    "the elevator was operated by push buttons";
    - push button, push
     
  3. Any of various plant parts that resemble buttons
     
  4. A round flat badge displaying information and suitable for pinning onto a garment
    "they passed out campaign buttons for their candidate"
     
  5. A female sexual organ homologous to the penis
    - clitoris, clit
     
  6. A device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism
    - release
     
  7. Any artifact that resembles a button
     
  8. (computing) an on-screen control that can be clicked on to invoke a particular function
Verb: button  bú-t(u)n
  1. Provide with buttons
    "button a shirt"
     
  2. Fasten with buttons
    "button the dress"
Verb: butt on
  1. Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    "Canada butts on the U.S.";
    - border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against

Derived forms: buttons, buttoned, butted on, butts on, butting on, buttoning

Type of: add, adjoin, artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], badge, contact, device, electric switch, electrical switch, erectile organ, fasten, fastener, fastening, fix, fixing, holdfast, meet, plant part, plant structure, secure, switch, touch

Antonym: unbutton

Part of: push-button radio, vulva

Encyclopedia: Button, Button, Who's Got the Button?