What is another word for lock?

1398 synonyms found


[ lˈɒk], [ lˈɒk], [ l_ˈɒ_k]

The word "lock" has a wide range of synonyms that can be used in various contexts, including "securer," "clasp," "fastener," "latch," "bolt," "bar," "padlock," "combination," and "key." Each of these synonyms carries a slightly different meaning and can be used in different situations. For example, "padlock" is more commonly used to describe a small locking device that can be attached to a door or container, while "latch" and "bolt" typically refer to larger, more complex locking mechanisms. However, all of these synonyms share the common thread of being used to secure and protect something valuable or important.

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What are the hypernyms for Lock?

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What are the hyponyms for Lock?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Lock?

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What are the meronyms for Lock?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

What are the opposite words for lock?

The word "lock" refers to securing something or preventing it from opening or moving. Antonyms for "lock" include "unlock," "release," "open," "free," "loosen," "unfasten," and "unbind." Unlock means to undo a lock, while release means to let go or set free. Open means to remove any obstacle that prevents access to a closed space, while free means to release from confinement. Loosen means to make something less tight or firm, while unfasten means to undo a fastener or buckle. Finally, unbind means to untie or separate something that was previously bound. These antonyms can help to add a sense of variability and nuance to your language.

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Usage examples for Lock

The best thing we can do is to take him to the village lock-up.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
Wait a minute, Jamie; that lock stands straight up on the back of your head.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
The heavy door was closed behind her, and the key turned in the lock.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

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