lock-up

Definitions

General English

  • phrasal verb
    (written as lock up)
    to close a building by locking the doors
  • phrasal verb
    (written as lock up)
    to keep a person or thing inside a place or container by locking the door or lid
  • phrasal verb
    (written as lock up)
    to put someone in prison

Computing

  • noun
    (written as lock up)
    a faulty operating state of computer that cannot be recovered from without switching off the power

Investing

  • phrasal verb
    (written as lock up)
    to have capital invested in such a way that it cannot be used for other investments

Law

  • noun a prison
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