HyperDic: latch

English > 3 senses of the word latch:
NOUNartifactlatch, door latchspring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
artifactlatchcatch for fastening a door or gate
VERBcontactlatchfasten with a latch / latch
latch > pronunciation
Soundslae'ch
Rhymesattach ... thatch / Thatch: 16 rhymes with aech...
English > latch: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningspring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key.
Synonymdoor latch
BroaderlockA fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
Spanishpestillo, picaporte
Catalanbalda
Verbslatchfasten with a latch / latch
English > latch: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningcatch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove.
BroadercatchA fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
Spanishcerrojo
Verbslatchfasten with a latch / latch
English > latch: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningFasten with a latch / latch.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"latch the door"
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Nounslatchcatch for fastening a door or gate
latchspring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key

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