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lock1

lock1

 
 
pronunciation:
lak
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
lock up, lock out
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part of speech: noun
definition: a device used to prevent people from taking something or to keep something closed.
Put a lock on your bicycle when you leave it.You need a new lock for this door.
 
similar words:
bolt, latch, safety
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: locked, locking, locks
definition: to use a lock to keep other people from opening something or taking something.
We locked all of the doors.This window is locked.
synonyms:
fasten
antonyms:
unlock
similar words:
seal
phrase: lock up
phrase: lock out
derivation: lockable (adj.)
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