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verb [intransitive/transitive]     button pronunciation in American English
/ˈbʌt(ə)n/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybutton
he/she/itbuttons
present participlebuttoning
past tensebuttoned
past participlebuttoned
  1. button

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    button up

    to fasten something with buttons, or to be fastened with buttons

    Button your shirt, Johnny, while I find your shoes.

    a dress that buttons down the back

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