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To fasten or fix securely in place
“The belt was fastened with an enormous silver buckle.”
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Close or do up securely
“She slid the lid over them and wanted to fasten the clasp.”
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Fix or hold in place
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“She was fastening some of her hair up with glittery clips while the rest cascaded down her neck and back.”
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Direct one's eyes, thoughts, etc. intently at
“I have to fasten my gaze on a clump of brown hair she holds between her teeth.”
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To make or become secure or joined
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“He fastened his horse to a sapling on the bank of the river.”
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To close or do up securely
“The dress fastens at the front with ten small buttons.”
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Lay at the door of
“Blame had been fastened on some unknown nutter.”
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To single out (someone or something) and concentrate on them or it obsessively
“When you're doing a high-tech type of job, working under pressure against impossible time-scales, you tend to fasten on something silly and obsessive to ease the strain.”
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To adhere or stick firmly or closely to
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To cover an opening
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Unite or cause to unite
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Fasten with a belt
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To make stable
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To pay attention to, or focus on, something closely
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To put a layer of (something) on a surface
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Sew temporarily
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To decorate (something) with hanging objects
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To set with studs
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To try to cope with
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Impale on or pierce with a sharp point
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To make use of
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To provide with a sound or secure foundation or basis
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A paste used as an adhesive, especially for sticking paper
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