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buckle

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Noun buckle has 2 senses
  1. buckle - fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
    --1 is a kind of
    fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing
    --1 has part: prong
    --1 has particulars: belt buckle
    Derived form: verb buckle1
  2. warp, buckle - a shape distorted by twisting or folding
    --2 is a kind of distorted shape, distortion
    Derived form: verb buckle3
Verb buckle has 3 senses
  1. buckle, clasp - fasten with a buckle or buckles
    --1 is one way to fasten, fix, secure
    Antonyms: unbuckle
    Derived form: noun buckle1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. buckle, crumple - fold or collapse; "His knees buckled"
    --2 is one way to collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  3. heave, buckle, warp - bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heatwave"
    --3 is one way to change surface
    Derived form: noun buckle2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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