Definition of 'fasten'
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Then fasten your seatbelt and prepare to rise to new heights. Christianity Today (2000)Those who find such sums morally offensive had better fasten their belts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Just keep your seatbelt fastened for all that visual turbulence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Please keep your seat belt fastened until the plane has come to a complete standstill. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If it happens then fasten your seatbelts. The Sun (2016)One significant disadvantage is the care male passengers will have to exercise when they fasten their safety belts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It only has one string, fastened to a hunk of wood. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was more or less asleep and did not stir as his head was locked into place with straps fastened across his forehead. Times, Sunday Times (2014)All the straps fasten on the outside of the leg, with the straps pointing backwards. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)We do know that you'll need to fasten your seatbelt. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Other features include reminders to slow down, fasten seatbelts and check when fuel is getting low. The Sun (2011)You could fasten the waist straps really tight as well, to take some weight on the hips. The Sun (2011)Please fasten your seat belt. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And you used to have a string fastened on so you could put it on your back, or inside your satchel. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)But it was fastened in the belt of her apron behind, so she began on the knot at the other end. Little Men (1871)These contain small switches telling the warning system that the seatbelt is fastened, but they can go wrong from time to time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The rope round her neck was still fastened to the pick-up truck's bumper. The Sun (2011)What's wrong with shoes that fasten with Velcro straps? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Next up Arsenal, fasten your seatbelts. The Sun (2009)The top strap of a knee cap should be firmly fastened while the lower one needs to be looser to allow for movement of the horse's knee. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)They are shaped to fit the back of the leg whilst the straps are fastened around the front of the leg, again with the straps pointing backwards. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)
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British English: fasten VERB
When you fasten something, you close it by means of buttons or a strap, or some other device. If something fastens with buttons or straps, you can close it in this way.
She got quickly into her car and fastened the seat-belt.
Definition of fasten from the Collins English Dictionary
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