The Word 'KEY'

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Meanings Of The Word 'Key'

Key (adjective)

definition:
serving as an essential component

Synonyms

Central

Key (noun)

definition:
a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple

Synonyms

Samara Key Fruit

Key (noun)

definition:
a kilogram of a narcotic drug

example:
"they were carrying two keys of heroin"

Key (noun)

definition:
metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated

Key (noun)

definition:
a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed

Key (noun)

definition:
the central building block at the top of an arch or vault

Synonyms

Headstone Keystone

Key (noun)

definition:
mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)

Synonyms

Winder

Key (noun)

definition:
pitch of the voice

example:
"They spoke in a low key."

Key (noun)

definition:
something crucial for explaining

example:
"the key to development is economic integration"

Key (noun)

definition:
a generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access

example:
"a safe-deposit box usually requires two keys to open it"

Key (noun)

definition:
a list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations

Key (noun)

definition:
a list of answers to a test

example:
"some students had stolen the key to the final exam"

Key (noun)

definition:
any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music

Synonyms

Tonality

Key (noun)

definition:
(basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court

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Paint

Key (noun)

definition:
a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida

Synonyms

Cay

Key (verb)

definition:
harmonize with or adjust to

example:
"key one's actions to the voters' prevailing attitude"

Key (verb)

definition:
regulate the musical pitch of

Key (verb)

definition:
identify as in botany or biology, for example

Synonyms

Name

Key (verb)

definition:
vandalize a car by scratching the sides with a key

example:
"My new Mercedes was keyed last night in the parking lot."

Key (verb)

definition:
provide with a key

example:
"We were keyed after the locks were changed in the building"

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