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lock
Definition:
lok, n. a tuft or ringlet of hair: a small quantity, as of hay: ( Scots law) a quantity of meal, the perquisite of a mill-servant: ( Shak.) a love-lock-- n. LOCK'MAN, an officer in the Isle of Man who acts as a kind of under-sheriff to the governor. [ A.S. locc; Ice. lokkr, Ger. locke, a lock.]

Synonyms:

adverb
entirely
completely.
noun
act
lock.
artifact
lock.
body
curl, lock, ringlet, whorl.
certainty
definiteness, inevitability, positivism, staunchness, inevitabilities, surefire, Authoritativeness, all sewn up, open and shut case, sure bet, wrap-up.
closure
choke, cork, obstruction, plug, stopper.
device that fastens and bars free passage
bar, bolt, bond, catch, clamp, clasp, clinch, connection, fastening, fixture, grapple, grip, hasp, hook, junction, latch, link, padlock.
fastener
agent, anchor, band, belt, binder, binding, bolt, bond, bonding, brace, bracket, brad, braid, buckle, button, catch, cement, chain, cinch, cincture, clamp, clasp, cleat, clinch, clip, closure, connector, cotter, coupling, fastener, fastening, fuse, glue, go-between, grapnel, guy, hasp, hawser, hinge, hitch, hook, knitting, knot, lace, latch, ligament, link, mediator, medium, middleman, mucilage, nail, paste, pin, rabbet, rivet, seal, skewer, snap, spike, splice, staple, stay, stitch, strap, string, suture, tack, thread, tie, twine, vise, weld, zipper, Vinculum.
guarantee
certification, gage, recognizance, Certifications, earnests, gages, recognizances.
hair
cilium, cowlick, eyebrow, eyelash, mane, moustache, ruff, sideburn, split end, thatch, tress, vibrissa, villus, Cilia, Manes, Vibrissae, Villi, Downs, thatches, eyelashes, eyebrows, moustaches, sideburns, split ends, ruffs, frizzies.
hindrance
gridlock, impedance, millstone, hang up, Cumbrance, jam-up, excess baggage, foot dragging, hangup, impedances.
limit
restriction.
lock
curl, engage, ignition lock, interlace, interlock, lock away, lock chamber, lock in, lock up, mesh, operate, put away, ringlet, shut away, shut up, whorl.
ringlet
ringlet.
rugby
conversion, convert, fifteen, prop, place kick, Australian Rules football, conversion kick, fly half, line-out.
sure thing
cert, CERTS, open-and-shut case, dead certainty, safe bet, small risk, sure-thing.
verb
change
lock.
close
barricade, block, close, fasten, jam, join, secure, shut, stop.
contact
lock.
creation
lock.
emotion
lock.
fasten, clasp
button, button up, clench, close, clutch, embrace, encircle, enclose, engage, entwine, grasp, hug, join, mesh, press, seal, secure, shut, unite, turn the key.
motion
lock.
Examples of usage:
  1. If you lay a hand on her I'll live to-" " Partner, so help me heaven, I wouldn't touch a lock of her hair. – Way of the Lawless by Max Brand
  2. Taking a chair to stand upon, he very coolly began to force the lock. – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  3. He wished to enter, but the gate was closed and the key fast in the lock. – Northland Heroes by Florence Holbrook
  4. He saw me workin' on the lock an' sent those guards here at once. – The Affair of the Brains by Anthony Gilmore
  5. Get the lock closed, fast ... – Gold in the Sky by Alan Edward Nourse

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