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lock up

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Noun lock up has 2 senses
  1. lockup - jail in a local police station
    --1 is a kind of jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer
  2. locking, lockup - the act of locking something up to protect it
    --2 is a kind of protection
    Derived forms: verb lock up2, verb lock up1
Verb lock up has 2 senses
  1. lock up - secure by locking; "lock up the house before you go on vacation"
    --1 is one way to
    fasten, fix, secure
    Derived form: noun lockup2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. lock in, lock away, lock, put away, shut up, shut away, lock up - 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"
    --2 is one way to confine
    Derived form: noun lockup2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
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