Lock synonyms

lŏk

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To take hold of; to grasp; to grab tightly.
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To make certain; ensure:
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Something acquired for a low price; a bargain.
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(Computing) To internalize.
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A slender growth resembling a mammalian hair, found on insects and other animals.
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enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level; used to raise or lower vessels that pass through it
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(Nautical) A hitch or bend by which a rope is made fast to the ring of an anchor, or the breeching of a ship's gun to the ringbolts.
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The definition of a padlock is a detachable lock with a hinged U-shaped hook that goes around the items being locked.
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A manner of grasping and holding:
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Something, such as a hook, used to attach one thing to another firmly.
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place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
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(Chemistry) A link or force between neighbouring atoms in a molecule.
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A tuft or ringlet of hair
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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
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A sliding metal bar that positions the cartridge in breechloading rifles, closes the breech, and ejects the spent cartridge.
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The definition of a bar is something that is rectangular in shape.
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A wire fastener used to secure something else by penetrating and curling.
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A hinged metal fastening for a door, window, lid, etc.; esp., a metal piece that fits over a staple and is held in place by a pin or padlock
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A latching device that prevents accidental activation of a dangerous event, an interlock. Colloquially shortened to just a safety.
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A piece of wood (batten) across the grain of a board end to keep it flat, as in a breadboard.
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(Zoology) A root-like structure that anchors aquatic sessile organisms, such as seaweed, other sessile algae, stalked crinoids, benthic cnidarians, and sponges, to the substrate.
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A physical link, such as by wire or fiber-optic cable, between two or more points in a telecommunications system:
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An invention, typically a mechanical object; a tactic or contrivance for the purpose of committing a deception or fraud.
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The definition of a fixture is something set firmly in place.
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The definition of a junction is a place where things join or cross.
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A device for locking
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A struggle or contest in which the participants attempt to wrestle with each other by clutching or gripping.
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A dense clump, especially of trees or bushes.
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Tress is a lock of human hair, especially women's.
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(Informal) A considerable number or amount; a lot:
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A braid of hair, ribbon, etc.
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Something or someone that fastens
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Fasten is defined as to join one thing to another, or to secure.
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To keep in a cage.
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To restrict; to keep within bounds; to shut or keep in a limited space or area.
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To move in a spiral or curved course
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To catch, suspend, or connect with a hook.
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(Elec.) To bring (a plug and jack) into full, interlocking contact
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To brush or dress, as with a wisp.
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A crucial step or requirement.
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To lay open; reveal
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To loose; to unfix; to unbind; to untie; figuratively, to detach from any connecting link or agency; to disconnect.
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To release the clasp from something
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To close up (an opening) with a wall
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To put in jail.
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(Archaic) To retain or withhold (payment or property, for example).
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To put or bury within a wall.
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To put or keep in prison; jail
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To put in a prison or jail.
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Jail is defined as to put someone into a place that they can't get out of.
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Free means to release or let go.
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a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key
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(--- Zool.) Any of the turns in a spiral shell
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To fix the value of something potentially variable.
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To lock up; to lock in a safe place
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(Colloquial) To consume (food or drink), especially in large quantities.
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To enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave.
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(Intransitive) to close all doors and windows of a place securely
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(Intransitive) To enter into (an activity), to participate (construed with in).
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(Informal) To conduct business in an irregular or devious manner:
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To connect together (parts of a mechanism, for example) so that the individual parts affect each other in motion or operation.
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(Countable, rowing) The first contact of an oar with the water.
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A movable gate that keeps racehorses in line before the start of a race.
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A spinning motion given to a ball when thrown or struck in a specific way.
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The definition of a braid is an interweaving of three or more strips of something.
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To be in harmony, agreement, or accord
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To connect intricately
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