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Definitions and Synonyms of cleat | Another word for cleat | What is cleat?

Definition 1: a strip of wood or metal used to strengthen the surface to which it is attached - [noun denoting artifact]

(cleat is a kind of ...) thin piece of wood or metal

Definition 2: a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured - [noun denoting artifact]

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

Definition 3: a metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe); prevents slipping - [noun denoting artifact]

(cleat is a kind of ...) any structure that branches out from a central support

(... is a kind of cleat ) a metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping

(... is part of cleat) shoes with leather or metal projections on the soles

"the football players all wore cleats"

Definition 4: secure on a cleat - [verb of contact]

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

  • cleat a line

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

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

Definition 5: provide with cleats - [verb of possession]

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

  • cleat running shoes for better traction

(cleat is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

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