What is the meaning of lock away?


  • Place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape.
    • usage: "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe"
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APAWordNet. (2010). lock away. Retrieved April 26, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/lock_away/definitions/1291990
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "lock away" http://smartdefine.org/lock_away/definitions/1291990 (accessed April 26, 2019).
HarvardWordNet 2010, lock away, Smart Define, viewed 26 April, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/lock_away/definitions/1291990>.
MLAWordNet. "lock away" 23 October 2010. Web. 26 April 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/lock_away/definitions/1291990>