He starts by tying a cable onto the rear axle of the car, fastening the other end to a post.
Shearing jammed the fastening mechanism so it could not be turned from the inside.
He was giving up hope for Hermione and fastening hope on Vere.
fastening his eyes upon his son, as if he recognized him, the dying man looked his last farewell.
Two small screw-eyes are placed in the boat, for fastening it to the davits.
Meanwhile Lady Queenie, with a safety-pin, was fastening the back hem of her short skirt to the front between the knees.
At the third blow the fastening gave, and the sides fell apart.
He heard Jack entering below, swearing at the storm, fastening the door, and finally joining his spouse in the sleeping-chamber.
And then I saw him fastening upon his forehead an image-lens.
Hiram was kneeling beside his agitated bag, and was picking at the knots in its fastening.
Old English fæstnian "make fast, firm," also "ratify, betroth," from Proto-Germanic *fastinojanan (cf. Old Frisian festnia "to make firm, bind fast," Old Saxon fastnon, Old High German fastnion, Old Norse fastna "to pledge, betroth"), from *fastuz (see fast (adj.)). Related: Fastened; fastener; fastening.