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Meaning of FASTENER

Pronunciation:  'fasunur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
  2. [n]  a person who fastens or makes fast; "he found the door fastened and wondered who the fastener was"

FASTENER is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: fastening, fixing, holdfast
 See Also: bellyband, buckle, button, carabiner, catch, clasp, cleat, clip, clothes peg, clothes pin, clothespin, constraint, corrugated fastener, cottar, cotter, cringle, dowel, dowel pin, eyelet, fillet, grommet, grummet, hook and eye, human, individual, joggle, karabiner, knot, lashing, link, linkup, lock, locker, loop, mortal, nail, nut and bolt, paper fastener, person, pin, press stud, restraint, screw, seal, sealing wax, slide fastener, snap fastener, snap ring, somebody, someone, soul, stopping, tie, tie-in, wiggle nail, zip, zip-fastener, zipper



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fas"ten*er\, n.
One who, or that which, makes fast or firm.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: adhesive, affixation, anchor, annexation, attachment, band, bandage, bar, barrette, bellyband, belt, bind, binding, binding stone, binding twine, bobby pin, bollard, bolt, bond, bonder, bondstone, box hook, brace, braces, brad, braid, buckle, button, cable, carpet tack, catch, chain, cinch, cincture, clamp, clasp, clasping, cleat, click, clinch, clip, clothespin, corking pin, cotter, dowel, fastening, fibula, fillet, fishhook, funiculus, garter, girding, girdle, girth, grab, grapnel, grappler, grappling iron, guy, hairpin, hank, hasp, hawser, haywire, hitch, hitching post, holdfast, hook, hook and eye, hooking, inkle, interlocker, kevel, kingpin, knot, lace, lacing, lariat, lashing, latch, latchet, leader, ligament, ligation, line, lock, loop, moorings, nail, noose, nut, padlock, paper clip, pawl, peg, pin, pintle, ring, rivet, roller, rope, safety pin, screw, seal, sennit, setscrew, skewer, slide fastener, snap, snubbing post, spike, splice, staple, sticking, strap, string, strop, stub tenon, suspenders, tack, tag, tendon, terret, thole, tholepin, thong, thumbtack, tie, tie beam, tieing, toggle, treenail, tug, twine, vise, whang, wire, zipper, zipping