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Overview of noun fastening

The noun fastening has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing

(restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place)

2. fastening, attachment

(the act of fastening things together)


Overview of verb fasten

The verb fasten has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (13) fasten, fix, secure

(cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

2. (4) fasten

(become fixed or fastened; "This dress fastens in the back")

3. (2) fasten

(attach to; "They fastened various nicknames to each other")

4. tighten, fasten

(make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire")

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