Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
buckle /'bʌkl/
  • danh từ
    • cái khoá (thắt lưng...)
    • sự làm oằn (thanh sắt)
    • động từ
      • cái khoá, thắt
      • oằn, làm oằn
      • to buckle [down] to
        • chuẩn bị làm, bắt đầu làm
    Concise Dictionary
    +fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
    +a shape distorted by twisting or folding
    +fasten with a buckle or buckles
    +fold or collapse
    +bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 clasp, fastener, clip, fastening, hook, catch:
    The buckle broke on my belt and my trousers fell down.
    2 collapse, cave in, crumple, bend, warp, distort, twist, bulge:
    The support gave way and the entire wall buckled.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    1 ~ (sth on / up) to fasten sth or be fastened with a buckle: [VN] She buckled her belt. + He buckled on his sword. + [V] These shoes buckle at the side.
    2 to become crushed or bent under a weight or force; to crush or bend sth in this way: [V] The steel frames began to buckle under the strain. + (figurative) A weaker man would have buckled under the pressure. + [VN] The crash buckled the front of my car.
    3 [V] when your knees or legs buckle or when you buckle at the knees, your knees become weak and you start to fall
    Phrasal Verbs: buckle down (to sth) (informal) to start to do sth seriously: I'd better buckle down to those reports.
    buckle up (AmE) = belt up at BELT v.
    + noun
    a piece of metal or plastic used for joining the ends of a belt or for fastening a strap on a bag, shoe, etc.
    Collocation Dictionary


    belt, shoe


    do up, fasten | undo, unfasten
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