Origin of fasten
OTHER WORDS FROM fastenre·fas·ten, verb (used with object)well-fastened, adjective
Words nearby fasten
How to use fasten in a sentence
The best snowboard helmet will fit snugly, fasten with a secure chin strap, and protect you from the cold while allowing for venting and moisture-wicking for added comfort.Best snowboard helmet: Snow gear to stay safe on the slopes|PopSci Commerce Team|March 4, 2021|Popular-Science
Another key consideration to look for is a cutting element that’s made of a hard, durable material that extends deep into the handle rather than being simply fastened to the end.Best ice pick: A versatile winter tool for camping and more|PopSci Commerce Team|February 25, 2021|Popular-Science
Finally, a securely fastened battery pack is essential when engaging in sports.Best heated vest: Beat the cold weather with the right winter gear|PopSci Commerce Team|February 9, 2021|Popular-Science
The procession traveled under an American flag fastened between firetruck ladders, through an opening in the seven-foot-tall fence that has surrounded the Capitol complex since the day Sicknick was fatally injured.Officer Brian Sicknick remembered as hero who died defending the U.S. Capitol|Meagan Flynn, Emily Davies, Paul M. Duggan|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
For New Dealers like Interior Secretary Harold Ickes, who called Alcoa “one of the worst monopolies that has ever been able to fasten itself upon American life,” it was about rivers.Breaking up Big Tech can’t save American democracy by itself|Jordan Howell|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
They fasten their seat belts to drive one hundred yards across a parking lot.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town|E. Jean Carroll|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His biggest apparent weakness: an inability to fasten more than two buttons on his shirt.Krrish 3 Review: What the Bollywood Movie Steals From Superhero Films|Sujay Kumar|November 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Fasten your seat belts—this is going to be a wild four-week ride.South Carolina Special Election Has All the Makings of a Scandal-Filled Telenovela|John Avlon|April 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In any case, once he made his rope, how did he fasten it to a metal grill eight feet above the ground?Cheated by Death: No Euphoria in Ram Singh’s Hanging|Dilip D’Souza|March 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the meantime, as Bette Davis used to say, fasten your seatbelts.
He was well set in the form of a man now, the months since his imprisonment having brought him much to fasten upon and hold.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
And I will fasten him as a peg in a sure place, and he shall be for a throne of glory to the house of his father.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
What—but fasten on his man, and not suffer him to leave his sight without an explanation, which he dreaded to receive.
When that time comes they wrap it in their blankets, and fasten buyos and other things about the waist for the journey.
Then, too, they wanted to fasten the porcelain insulators just right and had to consult one of the books several times.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose