US: /ˈɫɑkt/
UK: /lˈɒkt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

lock /lɔk/
  • danh từ
    • món tóc, mớ tóc; mớ bông, mớ len
    • (số nhiều) mái tóc, tóc
      • hoary locks: mái tóc bạc
  • danh từ
    • khoá
      • to keep under lock and key: cất vào tủ khoá lại; nhốt kỹ, giam giữ
      • to pick a lock: mở khoá bằng móc
    • chốt (để giữ bánh xe, ghi...)
    • khoá nòng (súng)
    • miếng khoá, miếng ghì chặt (thế võ)
    • tình trạng ứ tắc; sự nghẽn (xe cộ); tình trạng bế tắc; tình trạng khó khăn, tình trạng nan giải, tình trạng lúng túng
      • to come to a dead lock: lâm vào tình trạng bế tắc
    • cửa cổng
    • lock, stock and barrel
      • mất cả chì lẫn chài
  • ngoại động từ
    • khoá (cửa tủ...)
    • nhốt kỹ, giam giữ
    • bao bọc, bao quanh
    • chặn lại, đóng chốt
    • khoá chặt, ghì chặt (thế võ)
    • chắn bằng cửa cổng; cho (tàu...) đi qua cửa cổng
      • to lock up (down): cho (tàu...) đi ngược (xuôi) qua cửa cổng
  • nội động từ
    • khoá được
      • this door won't: cửa này không khoá được
    • hâm lại; không chạy, không vận động được (máy móc)
    • đi qua cửa cổng (tàu...)
    • (quân sự) bước sát gót
    • to lock out
      • khoá cửa không cho vào
    • đóng cửa nhà máy không cho công nhân vào làm để làm áp lực
    • to lock up
      • cất đi khoá lạo cẩn thận
    • giam giữ, nhốt kỹ; chặn đứng lại
    • to lock the stablw door after the horse has been stolen
      • mất bò mới lo làm chuồng

Thesaurus dictionary

1 padlock, hasp, bolt, latch, bar, hook, clasp, catch:
Why put a lock on the door if there is nothing worth stealing inside?
2 hold; control, power, sway, authority, command, supervision:
The bureau has a complete lock on the issue of licences.
tress, curl, ringlet:
As a love token, she sent him a lock of her hair.
3 Often, lock up. padlock, bolt, latch, bar, secure, seal:
Lock the doors before leaving for the day.
4 clasp, entangle, engage, join, entwine, close; clutch, grasp, grapple:
For six hours the knights were locked in battle.
5 lock away. See lock up or away, below.
6 lock in.
(a) secure, retain, fix, plant, implant, stabilize:
What does the maker mean by 'the flavour is locked in'?
(b) commit, oblige, constrain, bind:
We are locked in to the promises we made to our employees.
(c) lock up or away, confine, restrain, coop up:
You'd better lock in the dogs before you leave.
7 lock on. fix on or upon, track, follow, pursue, keep track of:
Our sights are locked on the target.
8 lock out. exclude, shut out, close out, keep out, bar, debar:
During the strike, the management locked out all employees.
9 lock up or away. confine, jail or Brit also gaol, imprison, coop up, incarcerate, detain, impound, put behind bars, restrict, cage:
They threatened to lock him up and throw away the key.

Concise English dictionary

locks|locked|lockinglɑk /lɒk
+a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
+a strand or cluster of hair
+a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun
+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 restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key
+any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured
+fasten with a lock
+keep engaged
+become rigid or immoveable
+hold in a locking position
+become engaged or intermeshed with one another
+hold fast (in a certain state)
+place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
+pass by means through a lock in a waterway
+build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels