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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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Investigating a car bombing (now shown without interfering titles in the magnificently mobile, three-minute-long opening shot), Quinlan locks horns with Mexican narcotics cop Mike Vargas (Charlton Heston), whose new bride Susan (Janet Leigh) faces appalling abuse as she becomes a pawn in the power struggle.
Montoya quickly got the better of Ralf Schumacher during their days at Williams and the 29-year-old aims to do the same when he locks horns with Raikkonen.
On-loan Stoke defender Duberry locks horns with Lions player-boss Wise at the Britannia today.
ENGLISH governess Deborah Kerr locks horns with the autocratic, stubborn King of Siam.