verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of fasten
OTHER WORDS FROM fastenre·fas·ten, verb (used with object)well-fastened, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for fasten
I then removed the pads from the hinge and fastened them in place using the supplied screws.Build your own door and ascend to a higher level of DIY|Courtney Starr|November 20, 2020|Popular Science
In-ear models sport a design akin to earplugs and are the most lightweight and compact option, while around-ear models utilize some type of fastening design to secure themselves to the outer edge of the user’s ear.
The included detachable strap allows you to securely fasten the speaker to backpacks, tote bags, bikes, and more, and the speaker’s small three-inch diameter keeps it well out of the way and doesn’t add unnecessary bulk to your belongings.
Blocks can also be fastened together to accommodate different party sizes.What might COVID winter dining look like? IDEO and Chicago have some out-there ideas|Brett Haensel|October 9, 2020|Fortune
A more comfortable solution for wearing a fixed-blade knife along with a backpack may be to fasten the knife to the pack using a Kydex sheath.Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Knife|Wes Siler|September 3, 2020|Outside Online
She checks the buttons to make sure that they are all tightly fastened.
Luckily for us, Mr. Hennessey had been attempting to document his bike trip with a helmet-fastened GoPro camera.Viral Video of the Day: Attempted Robbery Caught on Helmet Cam|Jack Holmes|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She had on a blue boy-coat, and to the right lapel was fastened a three-inch red cloth 9, Howe's number.
He had a pleasantly jowly face, punctuated by a brushy mustache under his fleshy nose, his pants always fastened to suspenders.Brunello’s King Lear: Gianfranco Soldera Reflects on the Attack on His Wine|Alice Feiring|December 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Aristide replaced the baby, and with a complicated arrangement of string fastened it securely to the seat.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
One child between three and four was convulsed at the sight of his baby bib fastened round the neck of his bearded sire.Children's Ways|James Sully
Her eye fastened on a circular portion of the wall-paper pattern, and she felt that the whole room was revolving about her.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Some of the soldiers secured the porter from creating an alarm; and the rest filling the hall, fastened the door.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The rein was fastened to a piece of split rattan drawn through the animal's nose.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade