buckle

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
buckle

Third-person singular
buckles

Past tense
buckled

Past participle
buckled

Present participle
buckling

  1. (transitive) If you buckle something, you fasten it with a buckle.
    Please buckle your seatbelt before you drive.
  2. (intransitive) If something buckles, it becomes distorted and collapses under physical pressure.

Noun[change]

Singular
buckle

Plural
buckles

A belt buckle.
  1. (countable) A buckle is a clasp used to fasten two things together, such as the ends of a belt.