Fasten is defined as to join one thing to another, or to secure.(verb)
An example of fasten is to button a coat.
See fasten in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME fastnen < OE fæstnian < base of fæst: see fast
See fasten in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb fas·tened, fas·ten·ing, fas·tens verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English fastnen
Origin: , from Old English fǽstnian; see past- in Indo-European roots.
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