Fasten+down

  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 fasten — Synonyms and related words: address, adhere, affix, aim, anchor, annex, apply, attach, bang, bar, barricade, batten, batten down, bed, belay, bind, bolt, bond, bridle, button, button up, catch, cement, chain, choke, choke off, cinch, clamp, clap …

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  • 3 Fasten, Faste (Subst.) — 1. Auf Fasten folgt Ostern. Lat.: Sit levis haec poena, sequitur jejunia coena. (Sutor, 154.) 2. Auf lange Fasten kurze Ostern. 3. Der hat kurze Fasten, der zu Ostern Schulden bezahlen muss. 4. Die Fasten kann man am besten an fremdem Tische… …

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  • 4 fasten */ — UK [ˈfɑːs(ə)n] / US [ˈfæs(ə)n] verb Word forms fasten : present tense I/you/we/they fasten he/she/it fastens present participle fastening past tense fastened past participle fastened 1) a) fasten or fasten up [transitive] to close something such… …

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  • 5 fasten — fas|ten [ fæsn ] verb * 1. ) transitive to close something such as a piece of clothing or a bag using the buttons, ZIPPER, CLIP, etc. on it: Please keep your seatbelts fastened while the seatbelt light is on. fasten something with something: It… …

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  • 6 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… …

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  • 7 down — down1 W1S1 [daun] adv, prep, adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(to a lower position)¦ 2¦(in a lower place)¦ 3¦(to lie/sit)¦ 4¦(along)¦ 5¦(south)¦ 6¦(somewhere local)¦ 7¦(river)¦ 8¦(fastened to a surface)¦ 9¦(less)¦ 10¦(losing)¦ …

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  • 8 down — down1 W1S1 [daun] adv, prep, adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(to a lower position)¦ 2¦(in a lower place)¦ 3¦(to lie/sit)¦ 4¦(along)¦ 5¦(south)¦ 6¦(somewhere local)¦ 7¦(river)¦ 8¦(fastened to a surface)¦ 9¦(less)¦ 10¦(losing)¦ …

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  • 9 fasten — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. secure, make fast, attach, fix, bind, lock up. See junction, closure, restraint. Ant., unfasten, release. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To make something secure] Syn. attach, lock, fix, tie, bind, lace,… …

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  • 10 fasten — 01. Please [fasten] your seatbelts in preparation for landing. 02. I pinched myself under the chin when I was [fastening] my bicycle helmet. 03. The shoestring was invented in England in 1790; before this, all shoes were [fastened] with buckles.… …

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  • 11 To batten down — Batten Bat ten, v. t. To furnish or fasten with battens. [1913 Webster] {To batten down}, to fasten down with battens, as the tarpaulin over the hatches of a ship during a storm. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 tie down — 1. Fasten down. 2. Restrain, confine, hinder from action, shackle, restrict, hamper …

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  • 13 To take down — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …

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  • 14 To tie down — Tie Tie, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tied}(Obs. {Tight}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Tying}.] [OE. ti?en, teyen, AS. t[=i]gan, ti[ e]gan, fr. te[ a]g, te[ a]h, a rope; akin to Icel. taug, and AS. te[ o]n to draw, to pull. See {Tug}, v. t., and cf. {Tow} to drag.] …

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  • 15 To hang down — Hang Hang (h[a^]ng), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hanged} (h[a^]ngd) or {Hung} (h[u^]ng); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hanging}. Usage: The use of hanged is preferable to that of hung, when reference is had to death or execution by suspension, and it is also more… …

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  • 16 To set down — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …

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  • 17 put down — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, abase, abasement, abash, account for, accredit with, accrete to, acknowledge, affront, annihilate, ante, ante up, apply to, ascribe to, aspersion, asphyxiate, assign to, atrocity, attach to, attribute to …

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  • 18 tie down — verb 1. secure with or as if with ropes tie down the prisoners tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed • Syn: ↑tie up, ↑bind, ↑truss • Derivationally related forms: ↑bindable ( …

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  • 19 set down — Synonyms and related words: abase, abash, account for, accredit with, accrete to, acknowledge, admonish, affirm, allege, announce, annunciate, apply to, argue, ascribe to, assert, assever, asseverate, assign to, attach to, attribute to, aver,… …

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  • 20 peg down — verb 1. fasten or secure with a wooden pin (Freq. 1) peg a tent • Syn: ↑peg • See Also: ↑peg down (for: ↑peg) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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