Share this entry

Synonyms of key in English:


  • 1 I put my key in the lock
  • 2 the key to the mystery the key to success
    answer, clue, solution, explanation;
    basis, foundation, requisite, precondition, means, way, route, path, passport, secret, formula
  • adjective

    Back to top  
  • 1 a key figure
    crucial, central, essential, indispensable, pivotal, critical, dominant, vital, principal, prime, primary, chief, major, leading, main, important, significant
    [Antonyms] peripheral
  • Definition of key in:
    Share this entry

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

    Related Words