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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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References in classic literature ?
But his translations of Homer and the Rape of the Lock are those you will like best in the meantime.
It was some time however before she could unfasten the door, the same difficulty occurring in the management of this inner lock as of the outer; but at length it did open; and not vain, as hitherto, was her search; her quick eyes directly fell on a roll of paper pushed back into the further part of the cavity, apparently for concealment, and her feelings at that moment were indescribable.
The very curtains of her bed seemed at one moment in motion, and at another the lock of her door was agitated, as if by the attempt of somebody to enter.
Two of the keys entered the lock, and one of them turned round once, but not the second time.
Ten minutes after, he saw her leave the room again, and lock it twice.
Boxtel, who saw all this whilst hiding himself on the landing-place of the staircase above, descended step by step from his story as Rosa descended from hers; so that, when she touched with her light foot the lowest step of the staircase, Boxtel touched with a still lighter hand the lock of Rosa's chamber.
Don't forget to lock the other door there, in the dressing-room.
I should recommend your looking 'em up if you consider 'em game to do anything for you,' said the Deputy Lock.
Well, you know,' said the Deputy Lock, shrugging his shoulders with his hands in his pockets, and shaking his head in a sulkily ominous manner, 'the parish authorities down town will have it out of you, if you go on, you may take your Alfred David.
You might be took with your deadness again, half a mile off--or half of half a quarter, for the matter of that--and then it would be asked, Why did that there honest Deputy Lock, let her go, instead of putting her safe with the Parish?
The Deputy Lock opened the letter with a grave face, which underwent no change as he eyed its contents.
Group Lock' eliminates the lock box and the many locks assigned to each energy source for Lockout/Tagout group protection.
Much of the worK carried out locally by Darren and Stephen is upgrades to home door locKs.
He has passion for painting and calligraphy but his claim to fame is his treasured possession of 150 antique locks depicting craftsmanship of Mughal, British, French, Indian and Pakistani workers.