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 for fastened
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  fastened \fastened\ adj.
     1. affixed. Opposite of unaffixed.
     Syn: secured.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. secured against opening; -- of doors, hatches, etc.
     Syn: latched.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fasten \Fas"ten\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fastened; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Fastening.] [AS. f[ae]stnian; akin to OHG. festin[=o]n.
     See Fast, a.]
     1. To fix firmly; to make fast; to secure, as by a knot,
        lock, bolt, etc.; as, to fasten a chain to the feet; to
        fasten a door or window.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To cause to hold together or to something else; to attach
        or unite firmly; to cause to cleave to something, or to
        cleave together, by any means; as, to fasten boards
        together with nails or cords; to fasten anything in our
        [1913 Webster]
              The words Whig and Tory have been pressed to the
              service of many successions of parties, with very
              different ideas fastened to them.     --Swift.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. To cause to take close effect; to make to tell; to lay on;
        as, to fasten a blow. [Obs.] --Dryden.
        [1913 Webster]
              If I can fasten but one cup upon him. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
     To fasten a charge upon or To fasten a crime upon, to
        make his guilt certain, or so probable as to be generally
     To fasten one's eyes upon, to look upon steadily without
        cessation. --Acts iii. 4.
     Syn: To fix; cement; stick; link; affix; annex.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: firmly closed or secured; "found the gate fastened"; "a
             fastened seatbelt" [ant: unfastened]
      2: furnished or closed with buttons or something buttonlike
         [syn: buttoned, fastened] [ant: unbuttoned,
      3: fastened with strings or cords; "a neatly tied bundle" [syn:
         tied, fastened] [ant: unfastened, untied]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  34 Moby Thesaurus words for "fastened":
     aground, anchored, bonded, caught, cemented, chained, close, fast,
     firm, fixed, glued, grounded, held, high and dry, impacted,
     inextricable, jammed, moored, packed, riveted, secure, set,
     settled, staple, stated, stranded, stuck, stuck fast, taped,
     tethered, tied, tight, transfixed, wedged

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