Definitions of button

  1. To fasten with or as with a button or buttons; admit of being buttoned.
  2. To fasten or furnish with buttons.
  3. To fasten by means of buttons.
  4. To fasten with buttons.
  5. To be fastened by a button or buttons; as, the coat will not button.
  6. To be capable of, or to admit of, being fastened by buttons.
  7. To fasten with buttons; to furnish with buttons.
  8. To fasten with a button.
  9. a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes
  10. an electrical switch operated by pressing a button; " the elevator was operated by push buttons"; " the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk"
  11. a female sexual organ homologous to the penis
  12. any of various plant parts that resemble buttons
  13. Alt. of evil
  14. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass.
  15. A bud; a germ of a plant.
  16. A piece of wood or metal, usually flat and elongated, turning on a nail or screw, to fasten something, as a door.
  17. A globule of metal remaining on an assay cupel or in a crucible, after fusion.
  18. To dress or clothe.
  19. A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together the different parts of dress, by being attached to one part, and passing through a slit, called a buttonhole, in the other; - used also for ornament.
  20. To fasten with a button or buttons; to inclose or make secure with buttons; - often followed by up.
  21. Any small, rounded object used for fastening or trimming a garment; a pivoted fastening for a door or window, etc.
  22. A knob of metal, bone, etc., used to fasten the dress by means of a buttonhole: the knob at the end of a foil.
  23. A bulbous mass or knot; a small knob for fastening.
  24. A small knob or disk, as of bone, for fastening a garment by passing through a buttonhole; a pivoted fastener for a door, window, etc.; a knob or protuberance.
  25. A knob; a small ball: a knob of metal, or other substance, to fasten the dress.
  26. A small round article used for fastening parts of the dress together.