What does the word fasten mean?

Usage examples for fasten

  1. This is clever, but cats even know how to fasten doors, at least some do; and this same lady was once in a cupboard, when one of her pussies came and turned on the button latch of the door, and made her a prisoner for some considerable time! – The Domestic Cat by Gordon Stables
  2. Then we must fasten up these windows, and leave all as secure as we can behind us. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  3. I think we could fasten it with a knife. – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger
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