[verb] become rigid or immoveable; "The therapist noticed that the patient's knees tended to lock in this exercise"
[verb] hold in a locking position; "He locked his hands around her neck" Synonyms: interinterlace
[verb] become engaged or intermeshed with one another; "They were locked in embrace" Synonyms: inter
[verb] hold fast (in a certain state); "He was locked in a laughing fit"
[verb] place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape; "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe" Synonyms: in, away, put away, shut up, shut away, up
[verb] pass by means through a lock in a waterway
[verb] build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels