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See definition of buttoned on Dictionary.com
  • as inlock
  • as insecure
  • as inclose
  • as infasten

synonyms for buttoned

  • close
  • engage
  • join
  • press
  • seal
  • shut
  • bar
  • bolt
  • button
  • clench
  • clutch
  • embrace
  • encircle
  • enclose
  • entwine
  • grapple
  • grasp
  • hug
  • latch
  • link
  • mesh
  • secure
  • unite
  • button up
  • turn the key
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antonyms for buttoned

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  • disjoin
  • open
  • release
  • unseal
  • divide
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
  • separate
  • unfasten
  • unlock
  • unloose
  • unclasp
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How to use buttoned in a sentence

Sam buttoned the will carefully in a side pocket; intimating by a look meanwhile, that he did mean it, and very seriously too.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
But reaching up, she turned my collar again and buttoned my coat against the storm.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Quickly the three little soldiers put on their mittens and caps, and buttoned their coats, and hurried to the fort.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
Then he had buttoned his coat and turned away to seek the cool air of the Mediterranean.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Following the example of many other parsons, he likes a closely-buttoned coat and a walking stick.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
I buttoned my coat, put the notebook into my pocket, and briefly recapitulated what I had told him.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
Poor soul, he didnt care much how it was buttoned, it was all wrong anyway, but he was not thinking of trifles.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
Then it disappeared up the ladder, and we buttoned up a bit more and were dressed at last.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
He liked, too, the curve of her leg and the high buttoned boots and the big blue bow in her curly golden hair.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
She knew now why the door was buttoned, but thinking it was none of her business, she started to return to the kitchen.
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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