Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) lock (a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed)
- S: (n) lock, curl, ringlet, whorl (a strand or cluster of hair)
- S: (n) lock (a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun)
- S: (n) lock, lock chamber (enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level; used to raise or lower vessels that pass through it)
- S: (n) lock, ignition lock (a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key)
- S: (n) lock (any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured)
- S: (v) lock (fasten with a lock) "lock the bike to the fence"
- S: (v) engage, mesh, lock, operate (keep engaged) "engaged the gears"
- S: (v) lock (become rigid or immoveable) "The therapist noticed that the patient's knees tended to lock in this exercise"
- S: (v) lock, interlock, interlace (hold in a locking position) "He locked his hands around her neck"
- S: (v) interlock, lock (become engaged or intermeshed with one another) "They were locked in embrace"
- S: (v) lock (hold fast (in a certain state)) "He was locked in a laughing fit"
- S: (v) lock in, lock away, lock, put away, shut up, shut away, lock up (place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape) "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe"
- S: (v) lock (pass by means through a lock in a waterway)
- S: (v) lock (build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels)