1. A fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed (synset 103687813)
  2. A strand or cluster of hair (synset 105265220)
  3. A mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun (synset 103688667)
  4. 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 (synset 103688405)
  5. A restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key (synset 103688203)
  6. Any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured (synset 100816119)
  1. Fasten with a lock (synset 201350856)
    "lock the bike to the fence"
  2. Keep engaged (synset 201513459)
    "engaged the gears"
  3. Become rigid or immoveable (synset 200220201)
    "The therapist noticed that the patient's knees tended to lock in this exercise"
  4. Hold in a locking position (synset 201609657)
    "He locked his hands around her neck"
  5. Become engaged or intermeshed with one another (synset 201608939)
    "They were locked in embrace"
  6. Hold fast (in a certain state) (synset 201814287)
    "He was locked in a laughing fit"
  7. Place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape (synset 201350360)
    "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe"
  8. Pass by means through a lock in a waterway (synset 202054789)
  9. Build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels (synset 201658890)

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