button - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/ˈbʌt(ə)n/
present tense
I/you/we/theybutton
he/she/itbuttons
present participlebuttoning
past tensebuttoned
past participlebuttoned
  1. button

    or

    button up

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

    Button your shirt before we go into the restaurant.

    a dress that buttons down the back

phrasal verbs