What does fasten mean?

Definitions for fasten
ˈfæs ən, ˈfɑ sənfas·ten

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fasten.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fasten, fix, secure(verb)

    cause to be firmly attached

    "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"

  2. fasten(verb)

    become fixed or fastened

    "This dress fastens in the back"

  3. fasten(verb)

    attach to

    "They fastened various nicknames to each other"

  4. tighten, fasten(verb)

    make tight or tighter

    "Tighten the wire"

Wiktionary

  1. fasten(Verb)

    To attach or connect in a secure manner.

  2. Origin: From fæstnian

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fasten(adj)

    to fix firmly; to make fast; to secure, as by a knot, lock, bolt, etc.; as, to fasten a chain to the feet; to fasten a door or window

  2. Fasten(adj)

    to cause to hold together or to something else; to attach or unite firmly; to cause to cleave to something , or to cleave together, by any means; as, to fasten boards together with nails or cords; to fasten anything in our thoughts

  3. Fasten(adj)

    to cause to take close effect; to make to tell; to lay on; as, to fasten a blow

  4. Fasten(verb)

    to fix one's self; to take firm hold; to clinch; to cling

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fasten

    fas′n, v.t. to make fast or tight: to fix securely: to attach firmly one thing to another: to confirm.—v.i. to fix itself.—n. Fas′tening, that which fastens.

How to pronounce fasten?

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How to say fasten in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fasten in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fasten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of fasten in a Sentence

  1. George Foreman:

    I tried 'man your battlestations,' I tried 'ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seatbelts,' there wasn't much of a reaction.

  2. Kaushik Basu:

    We at the World Bank have just switched on the seat belt sign, we are advising nations, especially emerging economies, to fasten their seat belts.

  3. Krystyna Sczcygiel:

    They had been fighting with each other and lighting a cigarette, every time they were told to sit down or fasten their seat belts, they just ignored them.

  4. Howard Crosby:

    A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind, and no teacher can afford to neglect this part of his preparation.

  5. Plato:

    Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul, on which they mightily fasten imparting grace.

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