Übersetzung von “lock” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /lɒk/ us /lɑk/

B1 to fasten something with a key

cerrar con llave
Did you lock the door?
→ Opposite unlock

to put something or someone in a place or container that is fastened with a key

encerrar, guardar bajo llave
He locked the documents in his drawer.
noun uk /lɒk/ us /lɑk/

B1 the thing that you use to close a door, window, etc. that needs a key to open it

I heard someone turn a key in the lock.

(Übersetzung von “lock” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


noun /lok/

a mechanism for fastening doors etc

He put the key in the lock.

a closed part of a canal for raising or lowering boats to a higher or lower part of the canal.


the part of a gun by which it is fired.


a tight hold (in wrestling etc).

locker noun

a small cupboard, especially for sports equipment.

cajón con llave
locker room noun

a room, for example in a school or a gym, where people can change their clothes and leave them in lockers.

locket /-kit/ noun

a little ornamental case hung round the neck

medallón, guardapelo
a gold locket containing a piece of his hair.
locksmith noun

a person who makes and mends locks.

lock in phrasal verb

to prevent from getting out of a building etc by using a lock

She found she was locked in, and had to climb out of the window.
lock out phrasal verb

to prevent from getting into a building etc by using a lock

cerrar la puerta
Don’t lock yourself out (of the house) by forgetting to take your key with you.
lock up phrasal verb

to confine or prevent from leaving or being taken away by using a lock

cerrar con llave
You should always lock your jewellery up somewhere safe.
He locked up the prisoner.

to lock whatever should be locked

cerrar con llave
He locked up and left the shop about 5.30 p.m.

(Übersetzung von “lock” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)