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Definition 1: the act of interlocking or meshing - [noun denoting act]

Samples where interlock or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check

Synonyms for interlock in the sense of this definition

(interlock is a kind of ...) the act of catching an object with the hands

"Mays made the catch with his back to the plate" "he made a grab for the ball before it landed" "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away" "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"

Definition 2: a device that prevents an automotive engine from starting - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where interlock or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • car theives know how to bypass the ignition interlock

Synonyms for interlock in the sense of this definition

(interlock is a kind of ...) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

Definition 3: coordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively - [verb of change]

Synonyms for interlock in the sense of this definition

(interlock is a kind of ...) bring order and organization to

"Can you help me organize my files?"

Definition 4: become engaged or intermeshed with one another - [verb of contact]

Samples where interlock or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They were locked in embrace

Synonyms for interlock in the sense of this definition

(interlock is a kind of ...) hold (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

"Hug me, please" "They embraced" "He hugged her close to him"

Definition 5: hold in a locking position - [verb of contact]

Samples where interlock or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He locked his hands around her neck

Synonyms for interlock in the sense of this definition

(interlock is a kind of ...) have or hold in one's hands or grip

"Hold this bowl for a moment, please" "A crazy idea took hold of him"

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