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Definitions and Synonyms of lock up | Another word for lock up | What is lock up?

Definition 1: place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape - [verb of contact]

Samples where lock up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend
  • She locked her jewels in the safe

Synonyms for lock up in the sense of this definition

(lock up is a kind of ...) prevent from leaving or from being removed

Definition 2: secure by locking - [verb of contact]

Samples where lock up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lock up the house before you go on vacation

(lock up is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

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