Dictionary Results for lock


1. lock - noun

· a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed

Hypernym(s): fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing




2. lock - noun

· a strand or cluster of hair

Synonym(s): curl, ringlet, whorl

Hypernym(s): hair




3. lock - noun

· a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun

Hypernym(s): mechanism




4. lock - noun

· enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level; used to raise or lower vessels that pass through it

Synonym(s): lock_chamber

Hypernym(s): enclosure




5. lock - noun

· a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key

Synonym(s): ignition_lock

Hypernym(s): restraint, constraint




6. lock - noun

· any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured

Hypernym(s): wrestling_hold




7. lock - verb

· fasten with a lock; "lock the bike to the fence"

Hypernym(s): fasten, fix, secure

Antonym(s): unlock, unlock




8. lock - verb

· keep engaged; "engaged the gears"

Synonym(s): engage, mesh, operate

Hypernym(s): move, displace




9. lock - verb

· become rigid or immoveable; "The therapist noticed that the patient's knees tended to lock in this exercise"

Hypernym(s): engage

Antonym(s): unlock




10. lock - verb

· hold in a locking position; "He locked his hands around her neck"

Synonym(s): interlock, interlace

Hypernym(s): hold, take_hold




11. lock - verb

· become engaged or intermeshed with one another; "They were locked in embrace"

Synonym(s): interlock

Hypernym(s): embrace, hug, bosom, squeeze




12. lock - verb

· hold fast (in a certain state); "He was locked in a laughing fit"

Hypernym(s): overwhelm, overpower, sweep_over, whelm, overcome, overtake




13. lock - verb

· place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape; "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe"

Synonym(s): lock_in, lock_away, put_away, shut_up, shut_away, lock_up

Hypernym(s): confine




14. lock - verb

· pass by means through a lock in a waterway

Hypernym(s): pass




15. lock - verb

· build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels

Hypernym(s): construct, build, make





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