What is another word for lock up?

656 synonyms found


[ lˈɒk ˈʌp], [ lˈɒk ˈʌp], [ l_ˈɒ_k ˈʌ_p]

Lock up is an action of securing something in a confined space to ensure safety and security. Synonyms for the word "lock up" include bolt, padlock, seal, fasten, latch, close, and shut. The word "bolt" implies fastening the doors or windows by using a sliding lock. "Padlock" on the other hand, refers to a physical lock that requires a key to unlock. "Seal" describes the act of locking something by placing a physical barrier on it. Latch and close mean to secure something by closing it tightly. Shut ensures that something is closed and locked safely and securely. Each of these synonyms for lock up implies securing something in a meaningful way.

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How to use "Lock up" in context?

Lock up is a term used to describe a secure place where someone can be detained. It can refer to a prison, a psychiatric hospital, or a secure building.

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