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FASTENED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fastened mean? 

FASTENED (adjective)
  The adjective FASTENED has 3 senses:

1. firmly closed or secured
2. furnished or closed with buttons or something buttonlike
3. fastened with strings or cords

  Familiarity information: FASTENED used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


FASTENED (adjective)


Sense 1fastened [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Firmly closed or secured

Context examples:

found the gate fastened / a fastened seatbelt

Similar:

barred; bolted; fast; latched; locked; secured (firmly fastened or secured against opening)

pegged-down (fastened by pegs)

Antonym:

unfastened (not closed or secured)


Sense 2fastened [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Furnished or closed with buttons or something buttonlike

Synonyms:

buttoned; fastened

Similar:

botonee; botonnee ((of a heraldic cross) having a cluster of three buttons or knobs at the end of each arm)

button-down (of a shirt; having the ends of the collar fastened down by buttons)


Sense 3fastened [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fastened with strings or cords

Synonyms:

fastened; tied

Context example:

a neatly tied bundle

Similar:

knotted (tied with a knot)


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