1. To fasten something with screws.
2. To twist into place a screw or bolt; SYN. drive in, draw out.
3. To tighten or fasten by means of screwing motions
4. To turn like a screw.
ETYM Prov. Eng. and Colloq. U.S.
To work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially; SYN. scant.
To supply sparingly, with a meager allowance; SYN. skimp, scant.