Synonyms for fasten
- freeze to
- hitch on
- hook up
- make firm
- stay put
- tack on
Antonyms for fasten
- let go
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FASTEN
"Now let us fasten up the door I came in by," said Christopher.
Some are, as you see, upon one sheet, and some are in many pieces which may fasten together.
Let us fasten ourselves to the throne of God as with hooks of steel.
Do you mind if I fasten them on with wire so they can't fall?
If the hands did not fasten and take hold, how then should we eat?
Has his Majesty done me the honour to fasten a particular quarrel on me?
Now fasten in your engine; two screws through the bed-plate will do it.
Put the stuffing in the haddock, and fasten it with a small skewer.
Fasten the tail in the mouth of each whiting, and lay them on a fish strainer.
Open a large hole, set the earth carefully about the roots, and nail them at once to the wall, or fasten them to strong stakes.
Old English fæstnian "make fast, firm," also "ratify, betroth," from Proto-Germanic *fastinojanan (cf. Old Frisian festnia "to make firm, bind fast," Old Saxon fastnon, Old High German fastnion, Old Norse fastna "to pledge, betroth"), from *fastuz (see fast (adj.)). Related: Fastened; fastener; fastening.