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adjective as in secured

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Accusing his opponents of being locked in a Cold War mind-set, it is Stone who is beholden to old orthodoxies.

They locked eyes across the room but they initially said nothing to one another.

Gang warlords, locked down in Super Maxes like Pelican Bay pass on instructions to thousands of followers.

They are not locked into the whims of those more powerful, because their knowledge and abilities open doors.

Ultimately Seevakumaran only pointed a gun at his roommate, who locked himself in a bedroom and called 911.

But he put her gently by, saying, "I would rather be here, good Marda;" and went in and locked the door.

Mr. Collingwood, taking the key from his mother, locked the little door in the boarding, after them.

There was only one obstacle to his walking quietly and comfortably away, which was that the door was locked and the key gone.

It was locked there so firmly that a score of men had to labor for hours next day ere it could be cleared.

Till now they had never been separated; is it to be wondered at, then, that she locked herself up with the treasure?


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to locked, such as: closed, sealed, cinched, fastened, padlocked, and tight.

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