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fasten

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1 to cause (something) to hold to another

  • use this paper clip to fasten your picture to the application form
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2 to put securely in place or in a desired position

  • donʼt forget to fasten all the lines on your tent
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3 to fix (as oneʼs attention) steadily toward a central objective

  • if you could fasten your attention on one task for more than a minute, you just might get something done
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fasten, fix, attach, affix mean to make something stay firmly in place. fasten implies an action such as tying, buttoning, nailing, locking, or otherwise securing.
    • fasten the reins to a post
fix usually implies a driving in, implanting, or embedding.
    • fixed the stake in the ground
attach suggests a connecting or uniting by a bond, link, or tie in order to keep things together.
    • attach the W-2 form here
affix implies an imposing of one thing on another by gluing, impressing, or nailing.
    • affix your address label here

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