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locking in

See definition of locking in on Dictionary.com
  • as inimprison
  • as inmew
  • as inenclose

synonyms for locking in

  • apprehend
  • commit
  • detain
  • hold
  • incarcerate
  • jail
  • lock up
  • remand
  • cage
  • check
  • circumscribe
  • closet
  • constrain
  • curb
  • ice
  • immure
  • impound
  • intern
  • keep
  • limit
  • nab
  • occlude
  • pen
  • restrain
  • stockade
  • trammel
  • bastille
  • bottle up
  • fence in
  • hold captive
  • hold hostage
  • hold in custody
  • keep captive
  • keep in custody
  • lock in
  • put away
  • put behind bars
  • rail in
  • send to prison
  • send up
  • shut in
  • take prisoner

antonyms for locking in

MOST RELEVANT
  • cease
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • release
  • stop
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • help
  • permit
  • exclude
  • face
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • meet
  • reject
  • release
  • reveal
  • set free
  • unloose
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How to use locking in in a sentence

Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He was a new breed, that parson, a genuwine no-two-alike, come-one-in-a-box kind.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
They were taken to the quarters of the general-in-chief in command, and it was he himself who signed their condemnation.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
As commander-in-chief, Bonaparte, for the time being, held the whip hand and could show his dislike by severe reprimands.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Doing so, I received a different sort of salute from that to which a Commander-in-Chief landing on duty is entitled by regulation.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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