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Synonyms of buckle

Noun


1. buckle, fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing

usage: fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong

2. warp, buckle, distorted shape, distortion

usage: a shape distorted by twisting or folding

Verb


1. buckle, clasp, fasten, fix, secure

usage: fasten with a buckle or buckles

2. buckle, crumple, collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder

usage: fold or collapse; "His knees buckled"

3. heave, buckle, warp, change surface

usage: bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"

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