Synonyms for rivet

Synonyms for (noun) rivet

Synonyms: rivet

Definition: heavy pin having a head at one end and the other end being hammered flat after being passed through holes in the pieces that are fastened together

Similar words: pin

Definition: a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things


Synonyms: stud, rivet

Definition: ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)

Similar words: decoration, ornament, ornamentation

Definition: something used to beautify

Synonyms for (verb) rivet

Synonyms: focus, concentrate, center, centre, rivet, pore

Definition: direct one's attention on something

Usage: Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies

Similar words: think, cogitate, cerebrate

Definition: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments

Usage: I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere


Synonyms: rivet

Definition: hold (someone's attention)

Usage: The discovery of the skull riveted the paleontologists

Similar words: absorb, engage, engross, occupy

Definition: consume all of one's attention or time

Usage: Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely


Synonyms: rivet

Definition: fasten with a rivet or rivets

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man