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noun as in fastener

Strongest match

noun as in pushbutton

Strongest matches

Strong matches

Weak matches

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Example Sentences

Preschoolers press the buttons on the head of the Fisher Price Code 'n Learn Kinderbot to tell the machine to carry out basic movements, like rolling forward.

When it comes to a speedy camera launch, most Android phones let you double-tap the power button to launch the camera.

Apple chose to put the button on top so that the iPad Air’s display could “extend to all sides,” Legros said.

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Choose the frozen program and click on the End Task button in the bottom right.

A revised iPad Air, which typically starts at $500, will follow the iPad Pro models and Apple’s phones in ditching the home button.

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Gay marriage was the hot-button fight on the left and right.

Clad in a blue, striped button-down, a silver watch adorning his left wrist, Huckabee beams on the cover.

In a hot-button cover story interview with Vanity Fair, Lawrence explained it best.

There is a disconnect, which allows for some distance between his actions and your button presses.

I pressed the dime-sized rubber button on my vest, which was linked to my radio.

"I verily believe they're gone to look at my button," cried Davy, beginning to laugh, in spite of his fears.

Button Gwinnett, one of the signers, died of a wound received in a duel.

They are brown, ovoid in shape, about 50 long, and have a button-like projection at each end (Fig. 101).

This is then suspended from a button on the trousers so that the bottle rests against the skin of the inguinal region.

As soon as the door had closed, Jack Carlson bounded back to his desk, touched a button on an inter-office communications box.


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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to button, such as: knob, catch, clasp, fastening, frog, and stud.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.