Fasten+with+a+buckle

  • 1buckle — ► NOUN ▪ a flat frame with a hinged pin, used for fastening a belt or strap. ► VERB 1) fasten with a buckle. 2) bend and give way under pressure. 3) (buckle down) tackle a task with determination. ORIGIN Latin buccula cheek strap of a helmet ,… …

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  • 2buckle — buckleless, adj. /buk euhl/, n., v., buckled, buckling. n. 1. a clasp consisting of a rectangular or curved rim with one or more movable tongues, fixed to one end of a belt or strap, used for fastening to the other end of the same strap or to… …

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  • 3buckle — buck•le [[t]ˈbʌk əl[/t]] n. v. led, ling 1) a clasp consisting of a rectangular or curved rim with one or more movable tongues, fixed to one end of a belt or strap, used for fastening to the other end or to another strap 2) jew an ornament of… …

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  • 4buckle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English bocle, from Anglo French, boss of a shield, buckle, from Latin buccula, diminutive of bucca cheek Date: 14th century 1. a fastening for two loose ends that is attached to one and holds the other by a catch 2. an… …

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  • 5buckle — /ˈbʌkəl/ (say bukuhl) noun 1. a clasp consisting of a rectangular or curved rim with one or more movable tongues, used for fastening together two loose ends, as of a belt or strap. 2. any similar contrivance used for such a purpose. 3. an… …

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  • 6buckle — {{11}}buckle (n.) spiked metal ring for holding a belt, etc., c.1300, bukel, from O.Fr. bocle boss (of a shield), buckle, metal ring, 12c., from L. buccula cheek strap of a helmet, dim. of bucca cheek. {{12}}buckle (v.) distort, warp, 1520s,… …

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  • 7buckle — n. & v. n. 1 a flat often rectangular frame with a hinged pin, used for joining the ends of a belt, strap, etc. 2 a similarly shaped ornament, esp. on a shoe. v. 1 tr. (often foll. by up, on, etc.) fasten with a buckle. 2 tr. & intr. (often foll …

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  • 8buckle — I. n. 1. Clasp, brooch, broach. 2. Curl, crimp, crimpage. II. v. a. Fasten with a buckle. III. v. n. 1. Bend, bow, double up, curl, shrivel. 2. (Rare.) Struggle, contend, strive …

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  • 9buckle — buckle1 [buk′əl] n. [ME bokel, a buckle, boss of a shield < OFr bocle < LL bucula, beaver, shield < L buccula, cheek strap of a helmet, dim. of bucca, cheek: see BUCCAL] 1. a clasp on one end of a strap or belt for fastening the other… …

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  • 10Buckle — Buc kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Buckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Buckling}.] [OE. boclen, F. boucler. See {Buckle}, n.] 1. To fasten or confine with a buckle or buckles; as, to buckle a harness. [1913 Webster] 2. To bend; to cause to kink, or to become… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11buckle — buck|le1 [ˈbʌkəl] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(bend)¦ 2¦(knees/legs)¦ 3¦(do something you do not want)¦ 4¦(fasten)¦ Phrasal verbs  buckle down  buckle up ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(BEND)¦ [I and T] to become bent or curved because of heat or pressure, or to make something… …

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  • 12buckle — buck|le1 [ bʌkl ] noun count a metal object through which a STRAP is passed to fasten a belt, shoe, bag, etc. buckle buck|le 2 [ bʌkl ] verb 1. ) buckle or buckle up intransitive or transitive to fasten a buckle, or be fastened with a buckle: The …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13buckle — I UK [ˈbʌk(ə)l] / US verb Word forms buckle : present tense I/you/we/they buckle he/she/it buckles present participle buckling past tense buckled past participle buckled 1) buckle or buckle up [intransitive/transitive] to fasten a buckle, or to… …

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  • 14buckle — 1 verb 1 (I, T) to fasten a buckle or be joined together with a buckle: The strap buckles at the side. | buckle sth: buckle a satchel | buckle sth on/up/together: Lou was buckling on his revolver. 2 (I, T) to become bent or curved because of heat …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15buckle — [ˈbʌk(ə)l] verb [I/T] I 1) to fasten a buckle, or to be fastened with a buckle The bag buckles at the side.[/ex] 2) to bend, or to make something bend under pressure The pillars began to buckle under the strain.[/ex] II noun [C] buckle [ˈbʌk(ə)l] …

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  • 16buckle — noun a flat rectangular or oval frame with a hinged pin, used for joining the ends of a belt or strap. verb 1》 fasten or decorate with a buckle. 2》 bend and give way under pressure. 3》 (buckle down) tackle a task with determination. Origin ME:… …

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  • 17Buckle — A buckle (from Latin buccula ) is a clasp used for fastening two things together, such as the ends of a belt, or for retaining the end of a strap. Before the invention of the zipper, buckles were commonly used to fasten boots and other shoes.… …

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  • 18buckle — [[t]bʌ̱k(ə)l[/t]] buckles, buckling, buckled 1) N COUNT A buckle is a piece of metal or plastic attached to one end of a belt or strap, which is used to fasten it. He wore a belt with a large brass buckle. 2) VERB When you buckle a belt or strap …

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  • 19buckle — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ belt, shoe ▪ brass, silver, etc. VERB + BUCKLE ▪ do up, fasten …

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  • 20fasten — 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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