fasten in position securely
index fix (make firm)

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  • fasten — /ˈfasən / (say fahsuhn) verb (t) 1. to make fast; fix firmly or securely in place or position; attach securely to something else. 2. to make secure, as an article of dress with buttons, clasps, etc., or a door with a lock, bolt, etc. 3. to attach …   Australian English dictionary

  • fix — fixable, adj. fixability, n. /fiks/, v., fixed or fixt, fixing, n. v.t. 1. to repair; mend. 2. to put in order or in good condition; adjust or arrrange: She fixed her hair in a bun. 3. to make fast, firm, or stable …   Universalium

  • fix — vt 1 a: to make firm, stable, or stationary b: to attach physically 2: to influence the actions, outcome, or effect of by improper or illegal methods conspiracy to defraud the government by fix ing income tax cases W. R. LaFave and A. W. Scott,… …   Law dictionary

  • secure — [[t]sɪkjʊ͟ə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ secures, securing, secured 1) VERB If you secure something that you want or need, you obtain it, often after a lot of effort. [FORMAL] [V n] Federal leaders continued their efforts to secure a ceasefire... [V n n] Graham s… …   English dictionary

  • lock — lock1 lockless, adj. /lok/, n. 1. a device for securing a door, gate, lid, drawer, or the like in position when closed, consisting of a bolt or system of bolts propelled and withdrawn by a mechanism operated by a key, dial, etc. 2. a contrivance… …   Universalium

  • set — vb 1 Set, settle, fix, establish mean to cause someone or something to be put securely in position. Set is the most inclusive of these terms, sometimes implying placing in a definite location, especially to serve some definite purpose {set a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Click It or Ticket — California s version of the campaign includes widespread placement of these traffic signs Click It or Ticket is a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration campaign aimed at increasing the use of seat belts among young people in the United… …   Wikipedia

  • fix — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. stabilize, establish; repair, adjust, mend; settle, decide; place; fasten; prepare; slang, bribe; informal, spay, castrate. See stability, restoration, junction, certainty, location, density. n.,… …   English dictionary for students

  • tie — /tuy/, v., tied, tying, n. v.t. 1. to bind, fasten, or attach with a cord, string, or the like, drawn together and knotted: to tie a tin can on a dog s tail. 2. to draw together the parts of with a knotted string or the like: to tie a bundle… …   Universalium

  • Glossary of nautical terms — This is a glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, many date from the 17th 19th century. See also Wiktionary s nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in English. Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …   Wikipedia

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