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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

Derived forms: fastened, fastens, fastening

Type of: alter, attach, change, modify

Antonym: unfasten

Encyclopedia: Fasten