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  1. lock upverb

    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 upverb

    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

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  1. lock up

    Synonyms:
    clasp, fasten, lock, close fast

  2. lock up

    Synonyms:
    confine, shut up

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How to use lock up in a sentence?

  1. Kim Min-ji:

    The lock-up period cleared up uncertainty about what the family would do with Glovis and offered investors a chance to maximize value in the meantime.

  2. Randolph:

    Safe in thy breast close lock up thy intents, For he that knows thy purpose best prevents.

  3. Jack Trlica:

    Consumers understand why you have to lock up a fur coat or jewelry. But they say' why are we locking up deodorant ?'.

  4. Ellie Doty:

    We have used the time... to lock up our supply chain, we feel confident in our ability to supply our launches.

  5. Representative Rob Bishop of Utah:

    This surreptitious land grab reveals that the Obama administration will stop at nothing to lock up more and more land, with the stroke of a pen. I condemn this shameful power move which makes states and citizens fearful that the federal government can invade at any time to seize more lands like bandits in the night.


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