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1. buckle

noun. ['ˈbʌkəl'] fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong.

Synonyms

  • fixing
  • fastening
  • holdfast
  • fastener
  • belt buckle

Antonyms

  • stay
  • wellness
  • unfold
  • strengthen

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Words that Rhyme with Buckle

  • stuchell
  • suckle
  • ruckle
  • ruckel
  • muckle
  • knuckle
  • huckle
  • chuckle
  • buckel

Example sentences of the word buckle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Wrap the watch around your wrist a second time and thread the end through the buckle.

2. Verb, base form
Firm the soil around the post so it does not shift or buckle under the weight of the plants.

Quotes containing the word buckle


1. Coin a new word and hear it jingle in your pocket with all your other change. My love for you is sofacouchsitsitting, so you’d better buckle up.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. But if as you read this book you're saying to yourself: "I'd rather be miserably married than be alone."Well young lady, take out your clown shoes and buckle your seat belt - it's going to be a very bumpy one-woman circus.
- Osayi Emokpae Lasisi, Impossible Is Stupid

2. buckle

verb. ['ˈbʌkəl'] bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat.

Synonyms

  • heave
  • warp
  • lift

Antonyms

  • borrow
  • breastfeed
  • starve
  • bottlefeed

3. buckle

verb. ['ˈbʌkəl'] fold or collapse.

Synonyms

  • founder
  • give
  • fall in
  • give way
  • crumple
  • cave in
  • break

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • inelasticity
  • forbid
  • disallow

4. buckle

verb. ['ˈbʌkəl'] fasten with a buckle or buckles.

Synonyms

  • secure
  • fasten
  • clasp

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • refuse
  • shrink
  • hide

5. buckle

noun. ['ˈbʌkəl'] a shape distorted by twisting or folding.

Synonyms

  • distorted shape
  • warp

Antonyms

  • float
  • deny
  • withdraw
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