padlock

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpædlɒk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpædˌlɑk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(padlok′)


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padlock

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [suitcase, door, locker, bicycle, motorcycle] padlock
  2. lock your [suitcase] with a padlock
  3. a [thick, steel, strong, flimsy] padlock
  4. lock it up with a padlock
  5. was locked (up) with a padlock
  6. a combination padlock
  7. cut the padlock with bolt cutters
  8. lost the key to the padlock
  9. [lost, forgot] my padlock
  10. forgot the combination to the padlock
  11. the padlock is [easy, tough] to pick
  12. the symbol shaped like a padlock
  13. [a locked, an unlocked] padlock
  14. forgot the padlock combination
  15. lost the padlock key
  16. click on the padlock symbol
v
  1. padlock [your bike, the shutter, the door, your case, the storage unit]
  2. the [bike] was padlocked
  3. padlock a [bike] to keep it [safe, secure]
  4. padlocked (it) to [prevent, deter, avoid] theft
  5. padlock it to a [fence, lamppost, railing]
  6. [don't forget, make sure you] padlock [it, your]
  7. padlock [them] together
  8. padlocked for [security, safe-keeping]
n as adj
  1. forgot the padlock combination
  2. lost the padlock key
  3. click on the padlock symbol
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