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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Fasten as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 December 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 20 answers for the crossword clue 'Fasten', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Fasten a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Fasten as an answer itself some 81 times.

Fasten is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Tuesday, 07 December 2021 with the answer being TIE, we also found TIE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Make tight or tighter; "Tighten the wire"
  • Attach to; "They fastened various nicknames to each other"
  • Cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
  • Become fixed or fastened; "This dress fastens in the back"


We found 2 anagrams for the word 'Fasten'.

  • nefast
  • Stefan

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

A determination of the place where something is; "he got a good fix on the target"

A holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

Informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"

Connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"

4 Letters

Create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"

Use special care in dressing, making-up, etc.; "She dolled herself up for the night out with her friends"

One of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century

Succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"

Become closed; "The windows closed with a loud bang"

5 Letters

A linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form

The uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

Heavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together

A fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head

6 Letters

A mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving

Create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"

Fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong

Free from danger or risk; "secure from harm"; "his fortune was secure"; "made a secure place for himself in his field"

Tie with a tether; "tether horses"

7 Letters

A detachable lock; has a hinged shackle that can be passed through the staple of a hasp or the links in a chain and then snapped shut

Become tight or tighter; "The rope tightened"

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