buckle in

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buckle in

To anchor or fasten oneself or another in place with a seatbelt, as in a vehicle. A noun can be used between "buckle" and "in" or after "in." Can you buckle the baby in while I put our bags in the trunk? This car is not moving until everyone is buckled in!
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buckle someone in

to attach someone securely with a vehicle's seat belts. (This includes airplane seat belts.) Don't forget to buckle the children in. Did you buckle in the children?
See also: buckle
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They rotate twice more until they have been buckled in all four seats.
3 : to bend, crumple, or give way <The pavement buckled in the heat.
Our problem: Wally will not stay buckled in the back seat of our mini-van.