fasten down(redirected from fastening down)
To attach or connect something to something else. A noun or pronoun can be used between "fasten" and "down." Fasten that tile down before someone trips on it. I fastened down the car seat, so it shouldn't budge at all.
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fasten something down (to something)
to attach something down to something else. Fasten this board down to the top of the workbench. Please fasten down the board.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.