Student Thesaurus

One entry found for fasten.
Entry Word: fasten
Function: verb
Text: 1 to cause (something) to hold to another <use this paperclip to fasten your picture to the application form>
Synonyms affix, attach, fix
Related Words adhere, bolt, clamp, clasp, clinch, clip, glue, hang, harness, lace, lash, latch, nail, paste, pin, rivet, screw, staple, stick, strap, tack, tie, yoke; connect, join, link, unite; reattach, refasten, refix
Near Antonyms part, separate, sever; loose, loosen
Antonyms detach, undo, unfasten
2 to put securely in place or in a desired position <don't forget to fasten all the lines on your tent>
Synonyms anchor, catch, clamp, fix, hitch, moor, secure, set
Related Words embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain, lodge, wedge
Near Antonyms extract, pry, yank
Antonyms loose, loosen, unfasten, unloose, unloosen
3 to fix (as one's attention) steadily toward a central objective <if you could fasten your attention on one task for more than a minute, you just might get something done> -- see CONCENTRATE 2