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latch

latch

 
 
pronunciation:
laech
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a device that fastens or locks with a bar or bolt that goes into a notch or hole. Latches fasten doors, windows, and gates.
 
synonyms:
bolt, clasp, lock
similar words:
buckle, catch, hitch, hook, knot, tie
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: latched, latches, latching
definition: to lock or fasten with a latch.
Please latch the gate so the dog does not get out.
synonyms:
fasten, lock
similar words:
bar, bolt, buckle, clasp, hook
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