Unlock Meaning and Definition


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Unlock meaning

Word: Unlock

How to pronounce: ʌnˈlɒk

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Undo the lock of (something) by using a key.

Example sentences: "He unlocked the door to his room"

2. Use a password or other form of authentication to access the full functionality or data of (a computer, mobile phone, file, etc.)

Example sentences: "When you unlock your phone, you're presented with the ‘home screen’—the interface that shows off all your apps"


Synonyms:

unblock

unfreeze

loosen

unleash

unlatch

reveal

open up

uncork

release

loose


Antonyms:

lock

block

latch

close

blocking


Derivations:

unlocking

unlocked


Unlock in Other Languages...

Spanish: Desbloquear

German: Entsperren

French: Déverrouiller

Italian: Sbloccare

Turkish: Açmak


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