Synonyms of rivet


1. stud, rivet, decoration, ornament, ornamentation

usage: ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)

2. rivet, pin

usage: 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


1. concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet, think, cogitate, cerebrate

usage: direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"

2. rivet, fasten, fix, secure

usage: fasten with a rivet or rivets

3. rivet, absorb, engross, engage, occupy

usage: hold (someone's attention); "The discovery of the skull riveted the paleontologists"

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Definition and meaning of rivet (Dictionary)