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Synonyms for lock up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lock up(verb)

    secure by locking

    "lock up the house before you go on vacation"

    Synonyms:
    shut up, lock away, lock, put away, shut away, lock in

  2. lock in, lock away, lock, put away, shut up, shut away, lock up(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, toss out, lag, discard, seal in, put to sleep, immure, jug, tuck away, jail, toss away, button up, interlace, lock, hush up, cast away, remand, still, shut up, cast aside, put behind bars, close up, dispose, clam up, imprison, put aside, shut away, belt up, cast out, chuck out, toss, throw away, be quiet, mesh, quieten, gaol, fling, dummy up, silence, lock in, keep mum, lock away, operate, tuck in, hush, interlock, put away, engage, incarcerate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lock up

    Synonyms:
    clasp, fasten, lock, close fast

  2. lock up

    Synonyms:
    confine, shut up

How to pronounce lock up?

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How to say lock up in sign language?

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How to use lock up in a sentence?

  1. Turan Aydogan:

    You lock up whoever criticises.

  2. Brian Wieser:

    You have a few months right now where you are pretty much well assured that you won't have an audience issue, so it is a good time to lock up talent and make sure the course is corrected.

  3. Judy Rabinovitz:

    This ruling means that the government cannot continue to lock up families without an individualized determination that they pose a danger or flight risk that requires their detention.

  4. Jean Cocteau:

    The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, they finish by loading honors on your head.

  5. Steven Leung:

    It is because of the lock up period which give investors confidence of a stable stock price during the period, and that support the shares from advancing despite the discount, its a vote of confidence to the prospect of 5G and related companies.


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