What does lock in mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lock in, seal in(verb)

    close with or as if with a tight seal

    "This vacuum pack locks in the flavor!"

  2. lock in, lock away, lock, put away, shut up, shut away, lock up(verb)

    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"


  1. lock in(Noun)

    A sleepover party in a public place, such as a church or school.

  2. lock in(Verb)

    To secure someone or something in a locked enclosure.

  3. lock in(Verb)

    To fix the value of something potentially variable.

How to pronounce lock in?

  1. Alex
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How to say lock in in sign language?

  1. lockin


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lock in in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lock in in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of lock in in a Sentence

  1. Greg Walden:

    My fear is that people lock in and kind of double down on their position.

  2. Michael Cohen:

    I think( the hedging) gives producers more security to lock in a capex plan.

  3. Thiago Soares:

    The renewal of the system goes against free trade and may hurt any ambitions to lock in a wider agreement.

  4. Haavard Nilsson:

    There is no incentive for shareholders to lock in their shares until the very last moment, so the postponement was expected.

  5. John Saucer:

    Refiners are systematic, because they need to lock in margin, anytime there's an uptick in a crack or a margin they're going to capitalize on it.

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Translations for lock in

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • cerrarSpanish
  • [[lukita]] [[sisään]], [[sulkea]] [[sisään]], kiinnittää, lukitaFinnish

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