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Synonyms for cleat

Noun

1. cleat, projection
usage: a metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe); prevents slipping
2. cleat, fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing
usage: a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured
3. cleat, strip
usage: a strip of wood or metal used to strengthen the surface to which it is attached

Verb

1. cleat, supply, provide, render, furnish
usage: provide with cleats; "cleat running shoes for better traction"
2. cleat, fasten, fix, secure
usage: secure on a cleat; "cleat a line"
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