Synonyms for padlocking
- batten down
- button down
- hook on
- lock up
- make fast
- tie down
Antonyms for padlocking
- let go
- give up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PADLOCKING
After dinner I was approaching insanity over the folly of the men who were padlocking my trunks.
To shut people out is like padlocking the orchards on Sunday, and stopping the machinery that makes the apples grow.
Bart was, therefore, in high spirits as he left the express office, padlocking the door securely.
A gateman crossed the tracks from the in-station, padlocking the gates carefully after him.
"removable lock," late 15c., from lokke (see lock (n.)), but the first element is of unknown origin.