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Synonyms for fasten

Synonyms for fasten

to join one thing to another

to make fast or firmly fixed, as by means of a cord or rope

to make secure

to implant so deeply as to make change nearly impossible

to ascribe (a misdeed or an error, for example) to

Synonyms for fasten

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His eyes, lit with feverish fire, were fastened upon the other man.
And as he regathered his forces, Tarzan reached Taug's side, and then clambering higher up to the point where the end of the grass rope was made fast, he unloosed it and lowered the ape slowly downward, swinging him in until the clutching hands fastened upon a limb.
Francois fastened upon him an arrangement of straps and buckles.
All that was visible was the mass of men fastened upon him.
With the same perversity of feeling and irresolution that had fastened upon him, despite himself, all day, the murderer, finding that he was not followed, and that they most probably considered him some drunken sullen fellow, turned back up the town, and getting out of the glare of the lamps of a stage-coach that was standing in the street, was walking past, when he recognised the mail from London, and saw that it was standing at the little post-office.
The window was certainly shut and fastened upon the inside.
They had a rapid altercation, in which they fastened upon each other various strange epithets.
He never caught fever; nor coughs nor colds; dysentery passed him by; and the malignant ulcers and vile skin diseases that attack blacks and whites alike in that climate never fastened upon him.
Fyne's snappy "Practically" my thoughts fastened upon that lady as a more tangible object of speculation.
You, my boy," he said to himself, keeping his round and habitually roving eyes fastened upon the Assistant Commissioner's face - "you, my boy, you don't know your place, and your place won't know you very long either, I bet.
His gnome's eye, fastened upon her, inundated her with tenderness, sadness, and pity, and was suddenly raised filled with lightnings.
Relieved of the incubus that had fastened upon him for so long a time, and of the dreadful apprehensions under which he had lived, he is hardly the same person.
Newman had stood listening to these remarks with his arms folded and his eyes fastened upon M.
He could note that her rich black eyes were fastened upon the man with a scrutinising expression, and that she kept at a little distance from him, as they walked side by side to the further end of the terrace.
Grummer retired, to wipe out, by his mode of discharging his present commission, the insult which had been fastened upon himself, and the other representative of his Majesty--the beadle --in the course of the morning.