21 different ways to say Lock

Other words that mean Lock

Direct synonyms of Lock

  • lock - to secure with a fastening device
  • curl - to form into ringlets
  • ringlet - a small ring
  • whorl - to move in a twisted or convoluted fashion
  • interlock - to lock or clasp together
  • interlace - to lace, weave together
  • engage - to employ

Words With Similar Meanings To Lock

  • curve - to deviate from straightness
  • kink - to form a loop or bend in
  • wave - to flutter back and forth
  • coil - to wind in even rings
  • mesh - the opening between the threads of a net
  • intertwine - to unite by twining one with another
  • operate - to perform a function
  • enlist - to engage for military service
  • wage - to engage in or carry on
  • absorb - to take up or in
  • lease - to contract the loan of premises for rent
  • betroth - to engage to marry
  • hire - to use for a price
  • prosecute - to pursue by law

We found 7 ways to say lock, and another 14 words that have a similar meaning to lock. A synonym is a word that has close to or means exactly the same thing as another word. If you're looking for another way to say lock, using a synonym or related word can help you avoid repeating yourself and add variety to your language.

How else can you say Lock?

If you want to really widen your vocabulary, exploring each synonym's own related terms can give you plenty of ideas to improve your speech and writing.

Lock - to secure with a fastening device

Eg: He forgot the key to his bike lock and had to walk home.

Curl - to form into ringlets

Eg: You can upload a file to a server with the `-F` option: `curl -F "file=@/path/to/file" https://example.com/upload`.

Whorl - to move in a twisted or convoluted fashion

Eg: The detective examined the whorl of the suspect's fingerprint to match it to the crime scene.

Enlist - to engage for military service

Eg: The company is trying to enlist new investors to fund their project.

Wage - to engage in or carry on

Eg: The wage gap between men and women in the company has been a major issue.

Hire - to use for a price

Eg: I am going to hire a cleaner to come and clean my house every week.

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