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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUTTONING

"Yes," answered Dorothy, buttoning her glove and glancing at the clock.

Thorpe had already taken up his umbrella and was buttoning his coat.

A car stood at the gate, and Weedon, buttoning his coat, was stepping in.

At the moment she had been bending towards the child, buttoning up her coat.

She did not withdraw it and I put on the shoe, buttoning the instep-strap.

Richard Crawford was yet lying on the sofa, and he was buttoning up his vest.

His hands, busily engaged in buttoning his gloves, did not clench.

He is as deft at buttoning a glove as he is amiable at playing cards.

Stacey was buttoning his coat with trembling hands, when Martha went up to him.

In one bound she was at the door, buttoning her waist, and listening.