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Definition 1: a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes - [noun denoting artifact]

(button is a kind of ...) restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place

(... is a kind of button ) a button on a coat

(... is a kind of button ) a button on a shirt

Definition 2: an electrical switch operated by pressing - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where button or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the elevator was operated by push buttons
  • the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk

Synonyms for button in the sense of this definition

(button is a kind of ...) control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit

(... is a kind of button ) a button that is pushed to ring a bell

(... is a kind of button ) a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed

(... is a kind of button ) a button that you press to activate the horn of an automobile

(... is a kind of button ) a push button on the mouse

(... is a kind of button ) a button to push in order to summon help in case of an emergency

"the circuit is operated by a panic button" "when he saw that I was angry he hit the panic button"

(... is a kind of button ) a push button that you press to activate the reset mechanism

(... is part of button) a radio receiver that can be tuned by pressing buttons

Definition 3: a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for button in the sense of this definition

(button is a kind of ...) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

Definition 4: any artifact that resembles a button - [noun denoting artifact]

(button is a kind of ...) a man-made object taken as a whole

Definition 5: a female sexual organ homologous to the penis - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for button in the sense of this definition

(button is a kind of ...) an organ containing erectile tissue

(button is a part of ...) small mass of erectile tissue at the end of the body of the clitoris

(button is a part of ...) a fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris

(... is part of button) external parts of the female genitalia

Definition 6: a round flat badge displaying information and suitable for pinning onto a garment - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where button or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they passed out campaign buttons for their candidate

(button is a kind of ...) an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.)

"they checked everyone's badge before letting them in"

Definition 7: any of various plant parts that resemble buttons - [noun denoting plant]

(button is a kind of ...) any part of a plant or fungus

Definition 8: fasten with buttons - [verb of contact]

Samples where button or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • button the dress

(button is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

Definition 9: provide with buttons - [verb of contact]

Samples where button or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • button a shirt

(button is a kind of ...) make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of

"We added two students to that dorm room" "She added a personal note to her letter" "Add insult to injury" "Add some extra plates to the dinner table"

(button implies ...) fasten by sewing; do needlework

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