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locks

verb
present tense third-person singular of lock

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 as in bars, latches

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locks

noun
plural of lock

Synonyms & Antonyms of locks (Entry 2 of 2)

one that is certain to succeed
  • the governor is regarded as a lock for his party's presidential nomination

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“Locks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/locks. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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