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Things used for tying and fastening - thesaurus

Synonyms

rope

noun

a type of very thick string that can be used for tying or pulling things

chain

noun

a series of metal rings connected to each other, used for fastening, pulling, or lifting things

string

noun

thin rope, usually made of twisted fibres and used for tying things together

cable

noun

strong thick metal rope

cord

noun

strong thick string

the tape

noun

a long thin band of cloth or plastic used for fastening things together or for marking the edges of an area

rubber band

noun

a thin circle of rubber used for holding things together

clip

noun

a small object that holds something in position

peg

noun

an object used for fastening things together

twine

noun

a type of strong string made by twisting several pieces of string together

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bond

noun

chains or ropes tied around someone so that they are not free to move

coupling

noun

an object used for joining two things together

elastic band

noun

British a circle of elastic that you put around several things to hold them together

gag

noun

a piece of cloth tied over someone’s mouth to stop them from speaking or making a noise

gut

noun

a type of strong string that is made from an animal’s intestines

guy

noun

a guy rope

guy rope

noun

a rope or wire that keeps a tent fixed in position on the ground

halter

noun

a thin piece of leather or rope fastened around a horse’s head and used for leading the horse

harness

noun

a set of strong bands of leather, cloth, or rope used for fastening someone in a particular place or position or for fastening something to their body

holder

noun

something that is designed to hold or support another object

lashings

noun

the ropes used to tie one thing to another or two things together

lifeline

noun

a rope that you throw to someone who has fallen into water by accident

ligature

noun

formal a piece of rope or string that you tie around something

line

noun

a piece of string, rope, or wire used for a particular purpose

link

noun

one of the connecting rings in a chain

lunge

noun

a long rope that you tie to a horse that is being trained

mounting

noun

something to which an object is fixed in order to keep it in place

painter

noun

a rope fixed to the front of a boat and used for tying it to something such as a post

safety belt

noun

a strong belt or rope used for preventing people from falling when they are working in a high place

tether

noun

a rope or chain used for tying an animal to something so that it will stay in a particular area

thong

noun

a long narrow piece of leather used for tying things

tie

noun

a short piece of string or wire used for fastening something

towline

noun

a tow rope

tow rope

noun

a rope used for towing a vehicle or boat

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