1. a person who fastens or makes fast

he found the door fastened and wondered who the fastener was

Derivationally related forms: ↑fasten
Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑somebody, ↑mortal, ↑soul
2. restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
Syn: ↑fastening, ↑holdfast, ↑fixing
Derivationally related forms: ↑hold fast (for: ↑holdfast), ↑fasten (for: ↑fastening), ↑fasten
Hypernyms: ↑restraint, ↑constraint
bellyband, ↑buckle, ↑button, ↑carabiner, ↑karabiner, ↑snap ring, ↑catch, ↑clasp, ↑cleat, ↑clinch, ↑clip, ↑clothespin, ↑clothes pin, ↑clothes peg, ↑corrugated fastener, ↑wiggle nail, ↑cotter, ↑cottar, ↑cringle, ↑eyelet, ↑loop, ↑grommet, ↑grummet, ↑dowel, ↑dowel pin, ↑joggle, ↑fillet, ↑stopping, ↑hook and eye, ↑knot, ↑lashing, ↑link, ↑linkup, ↑tie, ↑tie-in, ↑lock, ↑locker, ↑nail, ↑nut and bolt, ↑paper fastener, ↑pin, ↑screw, ↑seal, ↑sealing wax, ↑slide fastener, ↑zip, ↑zipper, ↑zip fastener, ↑snap, ↑snap fastener, ↑press stud, ↑toggle, ↑toggle bolt

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