fastener

I
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. fastening, buckle, hook, hasp, lock, clamp, tie, stud, vise, mortise, grip, clip, clasp, snap, bolt, bar, lace, lacing, Velcro (trademark), cinch, wedge, grip, pin, safety pin, nail, rivet, tack, thumbtack, screw, dowel, hook, brake, binder, binding, weld, button, zipper, padlock, catch, bond, band, mooring, rope, cable, guy wire, hawser, anchor, grapnel, grappling iron, chain, harness, strap, thong, girdle, latch, staple, skewer, lug, tag, hook and eye, pawl, latchet, turnbuckle.
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
holder, buckle, pin, latch, velcro, button, snap, catch, bolt, weld, rivet, lock, clasp.
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun A device for fastening or for checking motion: catch, clasp, hook. See MOVE.

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