fasten securely
index fix (make firm)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • securely — secure ► ADJECTIVE 1) certain to remain safe and unthreatened. 2) fixed or fastened so as not to give way, become loose, or be lost. 3) feeling free from fear or anxiety. 4) protected against attack, burglary, etc. 5) (of a place of detention)… …   English terms dictionary

  • fasten in position securely — index fix (make firm) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fasten — ► VERB 1) close or do up securely. 2) fix or hold in place. 3) (fasten on/upon) single out and concentrate on. 4) (fasten off) secure the end of (a thread) with stitches or a knot. DERIVATIVES fastener noun …   English terms dictionary

  • fasten — /fas euhn, fah seuhn/, v.t. 1. to attach firmly or securely in place; fix 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 enclose securely, as a person or… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • fasten — fas|ten [ˈfa:sən US ˈfæ ] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clothes/bag etc)¦ 2¦(window/gate etc)¦ 3¦(attach something to something)¦ 4¦(hold something tightly)¦ 5 fasten your eyes/gaze on somebody/something 6 fasten your attention on somebody/something Phrasal verbs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fasten — verb 1 CLOTHES/BAG ETC also fasten up a) (T) to join together the two sides of a coat, shirt, bag etc so that it is closed: “I m going now,” she said, fastening her coat. | Fasten your seat belt! opposite unfasten b) (I) to become joined together …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fasten — verb ADVERB ▪ firmly, properly, securely, tightly ▪ We fastened all the windows securely. ▪ up ▪ together …   Collocations dictionary

  • fasten — fas•ten [[t]ˈfæs ən, ˈfɑ sən[/t]] v. t. 1) to attach securely in place 2) to make secure, as a door with a lock, bolt, etc 3) to attach or connect 4) to direct (the eyes, thoughts, etc.) intently 5) to become fast, fixed, or firm 6) to close… …   From formal English to slang

  • fasten — verb (fastened; fastening) Etymology: Middle English fastnen, from Old English fæstnian to make fast; akin to Old High German festinōn to make fast, Old English fæst fast Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a. to attach especially by… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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