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Adjective: fastened  fã-sund
  1. Firmly closed or secured
    "found the gate fastened"; "a fastened seatbelt"
     
  2. Furnished or closed with buttons or something buttonlike
    - buttoned
     
  3. Fastened with strings or cords
    "a neatly fastened bundle";
    - tied
Verb: fasten  fã-sun
  1. Cause to be firmly attached
    "fasten the lock onto the door";
    - fix, secure
     
  2. Become fixed or fastened
    "This dress fastens in the back"
     
  3. Attach to
    "They fastened various nicknames to each other"
     
  4. Make tight or tighter
    "fasten the wire";
    - tighten

See also: botonée, botonnée, button-down, knotted, pegged-down

Type of: alter, attach, change, modify

Antonym: unfasten, unfastened

Encyclopedia: Fasten