Antonyms

1. batten

noun. ['ˈbætən'] a strip fixed to something to hold it firm.

Antonyms

  • unwire

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Example sentences of the word batten


1. Noun, singular or mass
Measure from top of the batten to the bottom of the window.

2. Verb, past participle
The pantile roof tiles will be nailed to the batten by the projecting nib on the back.

3. Adjective
There will be a batten strip for every tile layer.

4. Verb, base form
We knew it was time to batten down the hatches.”

2. batten

noun. ['ˈbætən'] stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber.

Synonyms

  • batting

Antonyms

  • unpin
  • unfasten

3. batten

verb. ['ˈbætən'] furnish with battens.

Synonyms

  • secure
  • batten down
  • strengthen
  • fortify

Antonyms

  • unzip
  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook

4. batten

verb. ['ˈbætən'] secure with battens.

Synonyms

  • beef up
  • fortify

Antonyms

  • untie
  • unstaple
  • unbar
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