A being locked up, as in jail
To exert an influence:
To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
To guard from danger or risk of loss:
To join together with or as with a link or links
Latch is defined as to fasten something closed.
(Slang) To take strong hold of; captivate:
To maintain a secure grasp.
Fasten is defined as to join one thing to another, or to secure.
To twist (the hair, for example) into ringlets or coils.
To keep within bounds; restrict:
To track individual responses to direct mail, either (advertising) to maintain and develop mailing lists or (politics) to identify people who are not eligible to vote because they do not reside at the registered addresses.
To secure or lock with or as if with a bolt.
Clasp means to hold or grip tightly, or attach two or more things together.
To fasten with or as with a bar
To detain in a jail.
To imprison; jail
To restrict, limit, or confine in any way
To shut up within or as within walls; imprison, confine, or seclude
(Obs.) To withhold
To confine or seal behind a wall; immure:
To open the lock of (a door, chest, etc.)
To unfasten the clasp of
To open or make loose; untie, unlock, undo, etc.
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
Find another word for locking. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for locking, like: lockup, interlacing, operating, meshing, engaging, securing, linking, latching, hooking, gripping and fastening.