Thesaurus

locks

verb
present tense third-person singular of lock

Synonyms & Antonyms of locks

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 as in bars, latches

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for locks

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for locks

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

Synonyms for locks

Words Related to locks

Phrases Synonymous with locks

Near Antonyms for locks

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About locks

Thesaurus Entries Near locks

lockouts

locks

locks horns

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Locks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/locks. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on locks

Nglish: Translation of locks for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of locks for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!