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lock

synonym (synonym of lock)

  • (noun)
    A bar is a piece of wood or metal, usually of considerable size, by which an opening is obstructed, a door held fast, etc. A bar may be movable or per more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a strand or cluster of hair (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    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 (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    keep engaged (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold in a locking position (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    become engaged or intermeshed with one another (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape (verb.contact)
     

antonym (antonym of lock)

  • (verb.change)
    become unlocked (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles (verb.contact)
     

also (also)

hypernym (lock IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed (noun.artifact)
    restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place (noun.artifact)
     
  • a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun (noun.artifact)
    device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function (noun.artifact)
     
  • a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key (noun.artifact)
    a device that retards something's motion (noun.artifact)
     
  • a strand or cluster of hair (noun.body)
    a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss (noun.body)
     
  • any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured (noun.act)
    a hold used in the sport of wrestling (noun.act)
     
  • become engaged or intermeshed with one another (verb.contact)
    squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness (verb.contact)
     
  • become rigid or immoveable (verb.change)
    get caught (verb.change)
     
  • build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels (verb.creation)
    make by combining materials and parts (verb.creation)
     
  • 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 (noun.artifact)
    a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose (noun.artifact)
     
  • fasten with a lock (verb.contact)
    cause to be firmly attached (verb.contact)
     
  • hold fast (in a certain state) (verb.emotion)
    overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli (verb.emotion)
     
  • hold in a locking position (verb.contact)
    have or hold in one's hands or grip (verb.contact)
     
  • keep engaged (verb.contact)
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense (verb.motion)
     
  • pass by means through a lock in a waterway (verb.motion)
    go across or through (verb.motion)
     
  • place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape (verb.contact)
    prevent from leaving or from being removed (verb.contact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF lock relation)

  • a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed (noun.artifact)
    lock that can be opened only by turning dials in a special sequence (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a lock in which a cylinder rotates to move a bolt; tumblers are pins; inserting the key lifts and aligns the pins to free the cylinder to rotate (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a lock on an exterior door (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a lock whose tumblers are levers that must be raised to a given position so that the bolt can move (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a detachable lock; has a hinged shackle that can be passed through the staple of a hasp or the links in a chain and then snapped shut (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a lock attached to the sashes of a double hung window that can fix both in the shut position (noun.artifact)
     
  • a strand or cluster of hair (noun.body)
    a fat sausage-shaped curl (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a lock of hair growing (or falling) over the forehead (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    one of many long thin braids of hair radiating from the scalp; popularized by Rastafarians (noun.body)
     
  • any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured (noun.act)
    a wrestling hold in which the opponent's arm is twisted up behind his back (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a wrestling hold in which the opponent's head is locked between the crook of your elbow and the side of your body (noun.act)
     
  • fasten with a lock (verb.contact)
    secure or lock with a bolt (verb.contact)
     
  • keep engaged (verb.contact)
    cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot (verb.contact)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed (noun.artifact)
    the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the hole where a key is inserted (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a movable obstruction in a lock that must be adjusted to a given position (as by a key) before the bolt can be thrown (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a movable barrier in a fence or wall (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening at the top of a box, chest, jar, pan, etc. (noun.artifact)
     
  • a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun (noun.artifact)
    a portable gun (noun.artifact)
     
  • a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key (noun.artifact)
    switch that operates a solenoid that closes a circuit to operate the starter (noun.artifact)
     
  • a strand or cluster of hair (noun.body)
    the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair) (noun.body)
     
  • 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 (noun.artifact)
    long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from lock)

  • a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed (noun.artifact)
    fasten with a lock (verb.contact)
     
  • a strand or cluster of hair (noun.body)
    twist or roll into coils or ringlets (verb.contact)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of hair) having curls or waves (adj.all)
     
  • any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured (noun.act)
    become engaged or intermeshed with one another (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold in a locking position (verb.contact)
     
  • build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels (verb.creation)
    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 (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a system of locks in a canal or waterway (noun.artifact)
     
  • fasten with a lock (verb.contact)
    a fastener that locks or closes (noun.artifact)
     
  • keep engaged (verb.contact)
    the act of interlocking or meshing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    contact by fitting together (noun.event)
     
  • place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape (verb.contact)
    the act of locking something up to protect it (noun.act)
     
synonym antonym also hypernym hyponym part holonym part meronym bar catch curl ringlet lock chamber ignition lock unlock disengage withdraw lock away lock in lock up wrestling hold fastener constraint restraint enclosure mechanism hammerlock headlock combination lock cylinder lock doorlock bolt deadbolt keyhole tumbler door drawer gate lid ignition switch

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