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verb as in mesh

Strong match

Weak match

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In newborns, the larynx is positioned higher in the throat, and interlocks with the soft palate to create a separation between the food pathway in the mouth and the breathing pathway in the nose.

The abstract yet seemingly organic forms dovetail, interlock and sometimes appear to tie themselves into knots.

The legs adjust to balance on uneven terrain, and the components interlock.

They in turn, as they grow, interlock their boughs, and repeat in a season or two the same process of mutual suffocation.

Both are navigable streams, and their head waters interlock with Grand river, or Washtenong, which flows into lake Michigan.

Some of its head waters interlock with those of Tippecanoe, a prominent tributary of the Wabash.

Different tariffs may interlock with complicated cross references.

On the edges of the barbs are set the barbules, which interlock with those of adjacent barbs, and thus give strength to the vane.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to interlock, such as: interlace, interlink, intertwine, engage, and interdigitate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.