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synonyms for fastens

  • adhere
  • affix
  • attach
  • bolt
  • glue
  • nail
  • screw
  • solder
  • tighten
  • truss
  • weld
  • anchor
  • band
  • bar
  • batten
  • belt
  • bind
  • bond
  • brace
  • button
  • catch
  • cement
  • chain
  • cleave
  • close
  • cohere
  • connect
  • couple
  • embed
  • establish
  • fix
  • girth
  • grip
  • hitch
  • hold
  • hook
  • implant
  • infix
  • jam
  • knot
  • lace
  • leash
  • link
  • lock
  • lodge
  • moor
  • mortise
  • rivet
  • rope
  • seal
  • set
  • settle
  • stick
  • strengthen
  • string
  • tag
  • tie
  • unite
  • wedge
  • freeze to
  • hitch on
  • hook up
  • make firm
  • stay put
  • tack on
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antonyms for fastens

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  • detach
  • disconnect
  • disjoin
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
  • release
  • separate
  • unfasten
  • allow
  • confuse
  • destroy
  • discourage
  • displace
  • dissuade
  • divide
  • forget
  • free
  • halt
  • leave
  • lose
  • open
  • permit
  • refuse
  • remove
  • unfix
  • unhitch
  • unlace
  • unlock
  • unseal
  • unsettle
  • unstick
  • untie
  • unchain
  • unlink
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How to use fastens in a sentence

And finally tires may get rim-cut, which means that the steel rim which fastens them on wears them through by rubbing.
FIFTY-TWO STORY TALKS TO BOYS AND GIRLSHOWARD J. CHIDLEY
Go near that horrid old man who fastens one rheumy eye on you while his slobbery chin shakes like a huge jelly?
ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
The whole movement of the scene made it look like a picture imagination fastens in the slow ripplings of gauze under breeze.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
Adèle, then, is sick; and upon that point alone in the Aunt's letter the thought of Reuben fastens.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
Displays a large, fantastically shaped stocking of striking color, and fastens it beside Charlie's.
CHRISTMAS ENTERTAINMENTSALICE MAUDE KELLOGG
Let me yet hold fast the thread which fastens me to earth,give me timetime before I drift out, lost in yonder blackness and flame!
THE SORROWS OF SATANMARIE CORELLI
For the entire freezer there is a top piece that fastens to both sides of the wooden bucket.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 4WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
Anyhow, nobody ever locks anything down here, only fastens things up when the season is over.
THE DRAGON'S SECRETAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
The host fastens a large paper butterfly, minus one wing and the antennæ, to a curtain hung across a window.
SUPPERSPAUL PIERCE
Then she rises, fastens on a black mantle which floats behind concealing nothing, at the same moment removing her chemise.
IMPRESSIONS AND COMMENTSHAVELOCK ELLIS
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