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Synonyms for lock

Synonyms for lock

to shut in with or as if with bars

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a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun

enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level

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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

any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured

keep engaged

become rigid or immoveable

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hold in a locking position

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become engaged or intermeshed with one another

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hold fast (in a certain state)

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

pass by means through a lock in a waterway

build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels

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However, Alarcon and union officials called the wording of the agreement ``strategic gamesmanship,'' and argue that the EDD decision to withhold unemployment benefits from locked out workers is unlawful due to several circumstances specific to the grocery store strike.
The guidelines further allow doors to wings in a health care facility to be locked to accommodate persons with special needs (e.
Gartner Group estimates that while more than 60 percent of organizations want to enforce desktop lockdown, 20 percent of enterprise Windows desktops and fewer than 5 percent of laptops are locked down today.
This lock enables a unified system, where all container types are locked and secured alike with a proprietary key system.
The new locks, which we've used on all our chests since 1987, must be locked by hand from outside the chest and are safer for children.
If anyone tries to plug the locked memory drive into a USB port, the lock will block the connection.
While VoIP services try to make locked hardware the norm in VoIP market, restricted networking hardware is an anomaly.
Whether responding to a family locked out of its car or changing the locks on a new house or office, locksmiths are crucial for both emergencies and everyday security services.