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’

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