Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun button

7 senses of button

Sense 1
button -- (a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes)
       => fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing -- (restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place)

Sense 2
push button, push, button -- (an electrical switch operated by pressing; "the elevator was operated by push buttons"; "the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk")
       => switch, electric switch, electrical switch -- (control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit)

Sense 3
button -- (any of various plant parts that resemble buttons)
       => plant part, plant structure -- (any part of a plant or fungus)

Sense 4
button -- (a round flat badge displaying information and suitable for pinning onto a garment; "they passed out campaign buttons for their candidate")
       => badge -- (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")

Sense 5
clitoris, clit, button -- (a female sexual organ homologous to the penis)
       => erectile organ -- (an organ containing erectile tissue)

Sense 6
release, button -- (a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism)
       => device -- (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water")

Sense 7
button -- (any artifact that resembles a button)
       => artifact, artefact -- (a man-made object taken as a whole)

Antonyms of verb button

1 of 2 senses of button

Sense 2
button -- (fasten with buttons; "button the dress")
       Antonym of unbutton (Sense 1)
      => unbutton -- (undo the buttons of; "unbutton the shirt")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb button

2 senses of button

Sense 1
button -- (provide with buttons; "button a shirt")
       => add -- (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")

Sense 2
button -- (fasten with buttons; "button the dress")
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

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