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"lock" Meaning in English

1. put in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
Part of speech : verb
Example : The parents locked their children up for the weekend.
2. a strand or cluster of hair
Part of speech : noun
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3. a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key
Part of speech : noun
4. enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level
Part of speech : noun
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5. keep engaged
Part of speech : verb
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6. become engaged or intermeshed with one another
Part of speech : verb
Example : They were locked in embrace
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7. to hold in a locking position
Part of speech : verb
Example : They locked their hands around the boulder.
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8. any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured
Part of speech : noun
9. a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
Part of speech : noun
10. a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun
Part of speech : noun
11. become rigid or immoveable
Part of speech : verb
Example : The therapist noticed that the patient's knees tended to lock in this exercise
12. fasten with a lock
Part of speech : verb
Example : lock the bike to the fence
13. build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels
Part of speech : verb
14. hold fast in a certain state
Part of speech : verb
Example : I was locked in a laughing fit.
15. pass by means through a lock in a waterway
Part of speech : verb

Translation for "lock"

lock meaning in Spanish : bloquear
  • lock meaning in German : sperren
  • lock meaning in Japanese : ロック
  • lock meaning in Turkish : kilit
  • lock meaning in Chinese : 锁
  • lock meaning in Arabic : قفل
  • lock meaning in Polish : zamek
  • lock meaning in Hindi : ताला
  • lock meaning in French : fermer à clé
  • lock meaning in Russian : замок
  • lock meaning in Tamil : பூட்ட
  • lock meaning in Telugu : లాక్
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