verb, chiefly Scottish

Synonyms and Antonyms of STEEK

to position (something) so as to prevent passage through an opening <Macleod threatened to steek the door in my face if I ever said a word against the Scots again>
Synonyms make [chiefly dialect], shut, steek [chiefly Scottish]
Related Words bar, batten (down), bolt, chain, fasten, latch, lock; plug, seal, stopper; secure; bang, clap, slam
Antonyms open


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