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