Synonyms of fasten in English:

fasten


See definition of fasten

verb

1‘he fastened the door behind him’

SYNONYMS

bolt, lock, secure, make secure, make fast, chain, seal

ANTONYMS

unfasten, unlock

2‘they fastened splints to his leg’

SYNONYMS

attach, fix, affix, clip, pin, tack

stick, bond

ANTONYMS

unfasten, remove

3‘the belt was fastened with an enormous silver buckle’

SYNONYMS

buckle, join, do up, connect, couple, close, unite, link

lace, lace up, knot

button, button up

zip, zip up

ANTONYMS

unfasten, open

4‘he fastened his horse to a sapling on the bank of the river’

SYNONYMS

tie, tie up, bind, tether, truss, fetter, lash, hitch, anchor, strap, rope

ANTONYMS

unfasten, untie

5‘the dress fastens at the front with ten small buttons’

SYNONYMS

become closed, close, do up

button, button up, zip, zip up

ANTONYMS

unfasten, undo

6‘his gaze fastened on me’

SYNONYMS

focus, fix, be riveted, concentrate, zero in, zoom in, be brought to bear

direct at, aim at, point at

7‘blame had been fastened on some unknown nutter’

SYNONYMS

ascribe to, attribute to, assign to, chalk up to, impute to

lay on, pin on, lay at the door of

8‘the critics fastened upon two sections of the report’

SYNONYMS

single out, concentrate on, focus on, select, pick out, fix on, seize on