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An enclosed part of a canal, waterway, etc. equipped with gates so that the level of the water can be changed to raise or lower boats from one level to another
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  1. An enclosed part of a canal, waterway, etc. equipped with gates so that the level of the water can be changed to raise or lower boats from one level to another
  2. A device operated by a key, combination, or keycard and used, as on a door, for holding, closing, or securing.
  3. A mechanical device furnished with a bolt and usually a spring, for fastening a door, strongbox, etc. by means of a key or combination
Something that is perceived or noticed:
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  1. Something that is perceived or noticed:
  2. A tricky or disadvantageous condition; a catch:
  3. A device for fastening something or for checking motion:
A metal bar attached to the ribbon of a military decoration to show a subsequent award of the same medal or to specify the type or place of service
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  1. A metal bar attached to the ribbon of a military decoration to show a subsequent award of the same medal or to specify the type or place of service
  2. A small metal bar or other device attached to the ribbon of a military decoration to indicate the action or service for which it was awarded or an additional award of the same medal.
  3. A fastener or holder, particularly one that clasps.
A spring lock on a door; specif., a night latch
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  1. A spring lock on a door; specif., a night latch
  2. A spring lock, as for a door, that is opened from the outside by a key.
  3. A fastening for a door or gate, esp. one capable of being worked from either side by means of a lever and consisting of a bar that drops into a notch in a piece attached to the doorjamb or gatepost
The cutting mechanism of a reaper or mower.
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  1. The cutting mechanism of a reaper or mower.
  2. An implement having a semicircular blade attached to a short handle, used for cutting grain or tall grass.
(--- Slang) A hundred dollars or a hundred-dollar bill
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  1. (--- Slang) A hundred dollars or a hundred-dollar bill
  2. A piece of legal paper money:
  3. A bill of exchange.
A tool with a curved or hooked blade at one end, for pruning and cutting
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  1. A tool with a curved or hooked blade at one end, for pruning and cutting
  2. An implement with a curved blade attached to a handle, used especially for clearing brush and for rough pruning.
A large, heavy-bladed knife used for cutting down sugar cane, dense underbrush, etc., esp. in Central and South America
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  1. A large, heavy-bladed knife used for cutting down sugar cane, dense underbrush, etc., esp. in Central and South America
  2. A large heavy knife with a broad blade, used as a weapon and an implement for cutting vegetation.
  3. A small Pacific tenpounder fish (Elops affinis) sometimes found in fresh waters
A cutting tool that has a curved blade set at a right angle to the handle and is used in shaping wood.
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  1. A cutting tool that has a curved blade set at a right angle to the handle and is used in shaping wood.
A tool with a long, single-edged blade set at an angle on a long, curved handle, used in cutting long grass, grain, etc. by hand
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  1. A tool with a long, single-edged blade set at an angle on a long, curved handle, used in cutting long grass, grain, etc. by hand
To continue along or turn at an angle or by angles:
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  1. To continue along or turn at an angle or by angles:
  2. (Sports) To hit (a ball or puck, for example) at an angle.
  3. To move or bend at an angle or by means of angles
(Slang) To steal
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  1. (Slang) To steal
  2. To make a crook in; bend:
  3. To bend or curve
The graph of a function on a coordinate plane. In this technical sense, straight lines, circles, and waves are all curves.
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  1. The graph of a function on a coordinate plane. In this technical sense, straight lines, circles, and waves are all curves.
  2. To form a curve by bending
  3. (Baseball) To pitch (a ball) with a curve.
To hold fast; immobilize:
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  1. To hold fast; immobilize:
  2. To give (a woman) a fraternity pin in token of attachment.
  3. To fasten or secure with a pin or pins.
To take or get passively; incur or contract without intention, as by exposure
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  1. To take or get passively; incur or contract without intention, as by exposure
  2. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
  3. To seize and hold, as after a chase; capture
To bring to a halt; stop
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  1. To bring to a halt; stop
  2. To bring about; effect:
  3. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
To deprive of or destroy the effect of through error or ignorance
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  1. To deprive of or destroy the effect of through error or ignorance
  2. To mislead; fool:
  3. (Informal) To be sexually unfaithful:
To take something from by fraud; swindle:
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  1. To take something from by fraud; swindle:
To deceive (an unwary person).
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  1. To deceive (an unwary person).
  2. To swindle, deceive, or trick.
  3. To deceive by trickery; fool or cheat
A tricky or previously unsuspected condition or drawback:
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  1. A tricky or previously unsuspected condition or drawback:
  2. A device for fastening something or for checking motion:
  3. A tricky or disadvantageous condition; a catch:
A metal bar attached to the ribbon of a military decoration to show a subsequent award of the same medal or to specify the type or place of service
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  1. A metal bar attached to the ribbon of a military decoration to show a subsequent award of the same medal or to specify the type or place of service
  2. A small metal bar or other device attached to the ribbon of a military decoration to indicate the action or service for which it was awarded or an additional award of the same medal.
  3. A fastener or holder, particularly one that clasps.
Any of various devices for fastening things together; fastening
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  1. Any of various devices for fastening things together; fastening
  2. A device, such as a clip, pin, or clasp, that attaches something firmly to something else.
  3. Mechanically, any device that fastens; especially, a collective term for items such as screws, nuts, washers, bolts and the like
To steal (usually something small or petty); pilfer
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  1. To steal (usually something small or petty); pilfer
  2. To take (something, especially something of little value) in a furtive manner; snitch.
To steal (a small amount or item).
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  1. To steal (a small amount or item).
  2. To steal or filch.
To steal, especially in a stealthy way.
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  1. To steal, especially in a stealthy way.
  2. To take the property of another, often in breach of trust; to appropriate wrongfully; to steal.
  3. To steal; filch
To grasp or seize suddenly, eagerly, or without right, warning, etc.; grab
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  1. To grasp or seize suddenly, eagerly, or without right, warning, etc.; grab
  2. To try to grasp or seize a thing suddenly; grab (at)
  3. To get (a small amount of sleep).
To get, take, or give slyly, surreptitiously, or without permission
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  1. To get, take, or give slyly, surreptitiously, or without permission
  2. (Baseball) To gain (a base) safely without the help of a hit, walk, or error, usually by running to it from another base while the pitch is being delivered
  3. To move, put, carry, or convey surreptitiously or stealthily (in, into, from, away, etc.)
(Intransitive): To commit theft.
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  1. (Intransitive): To commit theft.
  2. To take (something) by theft or commit theft.
  3. To commit, or get by, theft
To direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise:
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  1. To direct or carry from a lower to a higher position; raise:
  2. To uplift; elate:
  3. To reduce the sagging of (the face, breasts, etc.) by means of cosmetic surgery
(Informal) To hit with a hard, sweeping blow
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  1. (Informal) To hit with a hard, sweeping blow
  2. To pass (a credit card or other magnetically encoded card) across or through an electronic device that reads it
  3. (Slang) To steal; pilfer
To take unlawfully or without permission; steal.
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  1. To take unlawfully or without permission; steal.
  2. To buy (drugs)
  3. To get hold of; gain or win:
To steal, rob, or hold up (something).
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  1. To steal, rob, or hold up (something).
  2. (Slang) To rob or steal
  3. To hold up; rob.
To give a nip or nips
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  1. To give a nip or nips
  2. To steal
  3. To move quickly; dart.
To nip, wither, or shrivel:
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  1. To nip, wither, or shrivel:
  2. To move (something) with a pinch bar.
  3. To draw a thumb and a finger together on a touchschreen to cause the image to become smaller.
To be an informer; tattle (on)
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  1. To be an informer; tattle (on)
  2. To act as an informer:
  3. To steal (usually something of little value); pilfer
Find another word for hook. In this page you can discover 45 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hook, like: lock, catch, clasp, latch, sickle, bill, billhook, machete, adze, scythe and angle.