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 History of this Word

"fasten" is from "fastnen", spoken by people in England during 1100-1550 A.D.
which is from "f?stnian", spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.

Words related to this meaning

grammar is noun

bolt (1), captive fastener, cotter pin, nut, screw, washer are types of "fastener"

Definition

Connecting device or material that attaches objects together. Manufactured. Can be attached to two or more objects. Can be removed in some cases.

Examples of how the word is used

fastener illustration Take the wire fastener off the lid of the locker.
fastener illustration Another threaded fastener is the screw.