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fasten

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Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.
Antoine Rivarol
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English

Etymology

Old English fæstnian

Verb

Infinitive
to fasten

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to fasten (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To attach or connect in a secure manner
    The sailor fastened the boat to the dock with a half-hitch.

Translations


German

Etymology

Old High German fastēn

Verb

fasten

  1. to fast

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Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *fastejan, whence also Old English fæstan, Old Norse fasta

Verb

fastēn

  1. to fast

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