Definitions For Lock


  • Any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured
  • A fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  • A restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key
  • Enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level; used to raise or lower vessels that pass through it
  • A mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun
  • A strand or cluster of hair
  • To fasten (something) with a lock
  • To fasten the door, lid, etc., of (something) with a lock
  • To become fastened with a lock


  • Become rigid or immoveable
  • Place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
  • Fasten with a lock
  • Keep engaged
  • Become engaged or intermeshed with one another
  • Hold in a locking position
  • Build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels
  • Hold fast (in a certain state)
  • Pass by means through a lock in a waterway

Is Lock a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Lock is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Lock in a Sentence

  • They locked the door when they left and unlocked it when they returned.
  • She locked the bicycle to the railing with a chain.
  • He forgot to lock the car.

Synonyms for Lock

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