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Textual thesaurus for "lock"

(noun) ignition lock

a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key


(noun) lock chamber

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


(noun) whorl, ringlet, curl

a strand or cluster of hair


(verb) shut away, shut up, lock away, lock in, lock up, put away

place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape

The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend; She locked her jewels in the safe


(verb) mesh, operate, engage

keep engaged

engaged the gears


(verb) interlock

become engaged or intermeshed with one another

They were locked in embrace


(verb) interlace, interlock

hold in a locking position

He locked his hands around her neck