Search Result for "fastened":
1. firmly closed or secured;
- Example: "found the gate fastened"
- Example: "a fastened seatbelt"
2. furnished or closed with buttons or something buttonlike;
[syn: buttoned, fastened]
3. fastened with strings or cords;
- Example: "a neatly tied bundle"
[syn: tied, fastened]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
fastened \fastened\ adj. 1. affixed. Opposite of unaffixed. Syn: secured. [WordNet 1.5] 2. secured against opening; -- of doors, hatches, etc. Syn: latched. [WordNet 1.5]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fasten \Fas"ten\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fastened; p. pr. & vb. n. Fastening.] [AS. f[ae]stnian; akin to OHG. festin[=o]n. See Fast, a.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. [1913 Webster] The words Whig and Tory have been pressed to the service of many successions of parties, with very different ideas fastened to them. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. To cause to take close effect; to make to tell; to lay on; as, to fasten a blow. [Obs.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster] If I can fasten but one cup upon him. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To fasten a charge upon or To fasten a crime upon, to make his guilt certain, or so probable as to be generally believed. To fasten one's eyes upon, to look upon steadily without cessation. --Acts iii. 4. Syn: To fix; cement; stick; link; affix; annex. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
fastened adj 1: firmly closed or secured; "found the gate fastened"; "a fastened seatbelt" [ant: unfastened] 2: furnished or closed with buttons or something buttonlike [syn: buttoned, fastened] [ant: unbuttoned, unfastened] 3: fastened with strings or cords; "a neatly tied bundle" [syn: tied, fastened] [ant: unfastened, untied]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
34 Moby Thesaurus words for "fastened": aground, anchored, bonded, caught, cemented, chained, close, fast, firm, fixed, glued, grounded, held, high and dry, impacted, inextricable, jammed, moored, packed, riveted, secure, set, settled, staple, stated, stranded, stuck, stuck fast, taped, tethered, tied, tight, transfixed, wedged