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  • fasten upon — phrasal verb fasten on or fasten onto or fasten upon [transitive] Word forms fasten on : present tense I/you/we/they fasten on he/she/it fastens on present participle fastening on past tense fastened on past participle fastened on 1) fasten onto… …   English dictionary

  • fasten upon — Synonyms and related words: account for, accredit with, accrete to, accuse, acknowledge, allege, apply to, arraign, article, ascribe to, assign to, attach to, attribute to, blame, blame for, blame on, book, bring accusation, bring charges, bring… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fasten upon — …   Useful english dictionary

  • fasten on — phrasal verb fasten on or fasten onto or fasten upon [transitive] Word forms fasten on : present tense I/you/we/they fasten on he/she/it fastens on present participle fastening on past tense fastened on past participle fastened on 1) fasten onto… …   English dictionary

  • fasten onto — phrasal verb fasten on or fasten onto or fasten upon [transitive] Word forms fasten on : present tense I/you/we/they fasten on he/she/it fastens on present participle fastening on past tense fastened on past participle fastened on 1) fasten onto… …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • fasten — [fas′ən, fäs′ən] vt. [ME fastnen < OE fæstnian < base of fæst: see FAST1] 1. to join (one thing to another); attach; connect 2. to make fast or secure, as by locking, shutting, buttoning, etc.; fix firmly in place 3. to hold, fix, or direct …   English World 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 oneself upon — index hunt Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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