Synonyms of lock in English:




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  • 3 the wheels locked
    become stuck, stick, jam, become/make immovable, become/make rigid
  • 4 he locked her in an embrace
    clasp, grasp, embrace, hug, squeeze, clench


lock horns

he's locked horns with every boss he's ever had arguequarrelfightdisagreesquabblebicker

lock lips

informal I saw you locking lips with Quinn kiss informalsmoochpeckneckcanoodlemake out

lock someone out of

we were locked out of the conference keep out ofshut out of/fromrefuse entrance todeny admittance toexclude frombar fromdebar fromban from

lock someone up

take him away and lock him up imprisonjailincarceratesend to prisonput behind barsput under lock and keyput in chainsclap in ironscagepencoop up informalput awayput inside

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