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(noun, verb)


There are 5 meanings of the word Buckle.

How to pronounce buckle:


Buckle - as a noun

Fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong

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A shape distorted by twisting or folding

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Buckle - as a verb

Fasten with a buckle or buckles

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Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Fold or collapse

Example: "His knees buckled"

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Bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

Example: "The highway buckled during the heat wave"

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Hypernyms (Closely Related)
change surface
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Example Sentences

"Please buckle your seatbelt before the flight takes off."
"She struggled to buckle the heavy suitcase."
"The child is old enough to buckle his own shoes."
"You need to buckle your helmet when riding a bike."
"He quickly buckled his pants before leaving the house."
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Word Game Points

Is BUCKLE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, buckle is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BUCKLE has a SCRABBLE points total of 14.

Is BUCKLE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, buckle is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BUCKLE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 18.

Is BUCKLE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, buckle is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BUCKLE has a WORDFEUD points total of 17.

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