Definition and Meanings for fastens
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Part of Speech of fastens
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, adjective, intransitive verb
Etymology of fastens
Meaning of fastens
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, adjective
- to fix firmly; to make fast; to secure, as by a knot, lock, bolt, etc.; as, to fasten a chain to the feet; to fasten a door or window.
- to cause to hold together or to something else; to attach or unite firmly; to cause to cleave to something , or to cleave together, by any means; as, to fasten boards together with nails or cords; to fasten anything in our thoughts.
- to cause to take close effect; to make to tell; to lay on; as, to fasten a blow.
as intransitive verb
- to fix one's self; to take firm hold; to clinch; to cling.