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Synonyms for batten
ˈbæt nbat·ten

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. batting, battennoun

    stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber

    Synonyms:
    batting

  2. battenverb

    a strip fixed to something to hold it firm

    Synonyms:
    batting

  3. batten, batten down, secureverb

    furnish with battens

    "batten ships"

    Synonyms:
    fasten, plug, stop up, batten down, procure, guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, fix, secure

  4. battenverb

    secure with battens

    "batten down a ship's hatches"

    Synonyms:
    batten down, secure

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. battennoun

    Synonyms:
    thin strip

  2. battenverb

    Synonyms:
    fasten with battens

  3. battenverb

    Synonyms:
    fatten, make fat

  4. battenverb

    Synonyms:
    grow fat

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. battenverb

    Synonyms:
    fatten

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How to use batten in a sentence?

  1. Mick Fleetwood:

    No matter what - rehearsed, under-rehearsed, over-rehearsed, doubts about rehearsing - the first gig is always the first gig, and you put on your little praying hat, batten down the hatch, and do what you do.

  2. Marquis de Sade:

    Wolves which batten upon lambs, lambs consumed by wolves, the strong who immolate the weak, the weak victims of the strong: there you have Nature, there you have her intentions, there you have her scheme: a perpetual action and reaction, a host of vices, a host of virtues, in one word, a perfect equilibrium resulting from the equality of good and evil on earth.

  3. Ethan Berkowitz:

    We know there is a Covid storm coming, this is our time to batten down.

  4. Peter Yapp:

    What will stop this is much higher levels of [ cyber ] security, instead of putting money into paying people after the event, we should be putting money in ahead of the event and making sure we batten down the hatches.

  5. Andy Forster:

    For the last couple of years, it's been more about batten down the hatches and cost control. They may be changing the focus slightly now.


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