relock

verb re·lock \ (ˌ)rē-ˈläk \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of relock

relocked; relocking
: to lock (something) again
  • relocked the car after getting inside
  • a door that automatically relocks when closed
  • … you could not expand notifications and they would just disappear if you relocked your phone. The former issue has been fixed … . However, any items still disappear when the phone relocks.
  • —Jordan Palmer

First Known Use of relock

1784

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