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Key — synonyms, definition

1. key (a)

23 synonyms
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2. key (Noun)

54 synonyms
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key (Noun) — United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled 'The Star-Spangled Banner' (1779-1843).

key (Noun) — 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) — One of several labelled buttons on a typewriter, computer keyboard, or keypad, used to enter a particular character or invoke a particular function.

key (Noun) — Something crucial for explaining. ex. "the key to development is economic integration"

key (Noun) — Pitch of the voice. ex. "he spoke in a low key"

key (Noun) — Any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music.

key (Noun) — A kilogram of a narcotic drug. ex. "they were carrying two keys of heroin"

key (Noun) — A winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash, elm or maple.

key (Noun) — A coral reef off the southern coast of Florida.

key (Noun) — (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different colour from the rest of the court. ex. "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"

key (Noun) — A list of answers to a test. ex. "some students had stolen the key to the final exam"

key (Noun) — A list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations.

key (Noun) — A generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access. ex. "a safe-deposit box usually requires two keys to open it"

key (Noun) — Mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock).

key (Noun) — The central building block at the top of an arch or vault.

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3. key (Adjective)

1 synonym
1 definition

key (Adjective) — Serving as an essential component. ex. "a key rule"

4. key (Verb)

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key (Verb) — Classify or apply the appropriate name to, e.g. in botany or biology.

key (Verb) — Provide with a key. ex. "We were keyed after the locks were changed in the building"

key (Verb) — Vandalize a car by scratching the sides with a key. ex. "His new Mercedes was keyed last night in the parking lot"

key (Verb) — (music) regulate the musical pitch of.

key (Verb) — Harmonize with or adjust to. ex. "key one's actions to the voters' prevailing attitude"

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