fasten together
index attach (join), connect (join together)

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  • Fasten — Fas ten, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fastened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fastening}.] [AS. f[ae]stnian; akin to OHG. festin[=o]n. See {Fast}, a.] 1. To fix firmly; to make fast; to secure, as by a knot, lock, bolt, etc.; as, to fasten a chain to the feet; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fasten — fasten, fix, attach, affix mean to make something stay firmly in place or in an assigned place. All but fix (and that sometimes) imply a uniting or joining of one thing to another or of two things together. Fasten implies an attempt to keep a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Together — To*geth er, adv. [OE. togedere, togidere, AS. t[=o]g[ae]dere, t[=o]g[ae]dre, t[=o]gadere; t[=o] to + gador together. [root]29. See {To}, prep., and {Gather}.] 1. In company or association with respect to place or time; as, to live together in one …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Together with — Together To*geth er, adv. [OE. togedere, togidere, AS. t[=o]g[ae]dere, t[=o]g[ae]dre, t[=o]gadere; t[=o] to + gador together. [root]29. See {To}, prep., and {Gather}.] 1. In company or association with respect to place or time; as, to live… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fasten — index affix, annex (add), append, attach (join), bar (hinder), cement, cohere …   Law dictionary

  • fasten — [v] make secure; join together adhere, affix, anchor, attach, band, bar, batten, belt, bind, bolt, bond, brace, button, catch, cement, chain, cleave, close, cohere, connect, couple, embed, establish, fix, freeze to*, girth, glue, grip, hitch,… …   New thesaurus

  • 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 (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

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

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