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battens down

  • as insecure
  • as inshut
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Synonyms for battens down

verb attach, tie up
  • cement
  • clinch
  • fix
  • settle
  • adjust
  • anchor
  • bind
  • bolt
  • button
  • catch
  • chain
  • clamp
  • close
  • fasten
  • hitch
  • lash
  • lock
  • moor
  • nail
  • padlock
  • pinion
  • rivet
  • tack
  • tie
  • tighten
  • batten down
  • button down
  • hook on
  • lock up
  • make fast
  • tie down

Antonyms for battens down

  • unfix
  • unsettle
  • detach
  • disconnect
  • disjoin
  • free
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
  • lose
  • open
  • release
  • unchain
  • unfasten
  • unhitch
  • unlock
  • untie
  • endanger
  • forfeit
  • give up
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injure
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.