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pad·lock

 (păd′lŏk′)
n.
A detachable lock with a U-shaped bar hinged at one end, designed to be passed through the staple of a hasp or a link in a chain and then snapped shut.
tr.v. pad·locked, pad·lock·ing, pad·locks
To lock up with or as if with a padlock.

[Middle English padlok : pad-, of unknown meaning + lok, lock; see lock1.]

padlock

(ˈpædˌlɒk)
n
a detachable lock having a hinged or sliding shackle, which can be used to secure a door, lid, etc, by passing the shackle through rings or staples
vb
(tr) to fasten with or as if with a padlock
[C15 pad, of obscure origin]

pad•lock

(ˈpædˌlɒk)

n.
1. a portable or detachable lock with a pivoted or sliding shackle that can be passed through a link, ring, staple, or the like.
v.t.
2. to fasten with or as if with a padlock.
[1425–75; late Middle English padlok. See pod3, lock1]

padlock


Past participle: padlocked
Gerund: padlocking

Imperative
padlock
padlock
Present
I padlock
you padlock
he/she/it padlocks
we padlock
you padlock
they padlock
Preterite
I padlocked
you padlocked
he/she/it padlocked
we padlocked
you padlocked
they padlocked
Present Continuous
I am padlocking
you are padlocking
he/she/it is padlocking
we are padlocking
you are padlocking
they are padlocking
Present Perfect
I have padlocked
you have padlocked
he/she/it has padlocked
we have padlocked
you have padlocked
they have padlocked
Past Continuous
I was padlocking
you were padlocking
he/she/it was padlocking
we were padlocking
you were padlocking
they were padlocking
Past Perfect
I had padlocked
you had padlocked
he/she/it had padlocked
we had padlocked
you had padlocked
they had padlocked
Future
I will padlock
you will padlock
he/she/it will padlock
we will padlock
you will padlock
they will padlock
Future Perfect
I will have padlocked
you will have padlocked
he/she/it will have padlocked
we will have padlocked
you will have padlocked
they will have padlocked
Future Continuous
I will be padlocking
you will be padlocking
he/she/it will be padlocking
we will be padlocking
you will be padlocking
they will be padlocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been padlocking
you have been padlocking
he/she/it has been padlocking
we have been padlocking
you have been padlocking
they have been padlocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been padlocking
you will have been padlocking
he/she/it will have been padlocking
we will have been padlocking
you will have been padlocking
they will have been padlocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been padlocking
you had been padlocking
he/she/it had been padlocking
we had been padlocking
you had been padlocking
they had been padlocking
Conditional
I would padlock
you would padlock
he/she/it would padlock
we would padlock
you would padlock
they would padlock
Past Conditional
I would have padlocked
you would have padlocked
he/she/it would have padlocked
we would have padlocked
you would have padlocked
they would have padlocked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.padlock - a detachable lockpadlock - a detachable lock; has a hinged shackle that can be passed through the staple of a hasp or the links in a chain and then snapped shut
lock - a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
shackle - a U-shaped bar; the open end can be passed through chain links and closed with a bar
Verb1.padlock - fasten with a padlockpadlock - fasten with a padlock    
lock - fasten with a lock; "lock the bike to the fence"

padlock

noun
1. lock, fastening, clasp They had put a padlock on the door of his flat.
verb
1. secure, lock, chain, bolt, lock up, fasten The mailbox has been padlocked shut.
Translations
قُفْلقِفْلٌيُقْفِل
visací zámekzamknout
hængelåslåse med hængelås
munalukko
lokot
lakatlelakatol
hengiláslæsa meî hengilás
南京錠
맹꽁이 자물쇠
pakabinamoji spynaprirakinti spyna
aizslēgt ar piekaramo atslēgupiekaramā slēdzene
visiaca zámka
žabica
katanacкатанац
hänglås
กุญแจแบบคล้องสายยู
تالا
khóa móc

padlock

[ˈpædlɒk]
A. Ncandado m
B. VTcerrar con candado

padlock

[ˈpædlɒk]
ncadenas m
vt [+ gate, door, bicycle] → cadenasser
The gate was padlocked → La grille était cadenassée.

padlock

vt(mit einem Vorhängeschloss) verschließen

padlock

[ˈpædˌlɒk]
1. nlucchetto
2. vtchiudere con il lucchetto

padlock

(ˈpӕdlok) noun
a (usually metal) movable lock with a U-shaped bar which can be passed through a ring, chain etc and locked. He has put a padlock on the gate.
verb
to fasten with a padlock. She padlocked her bike.

padlock

قِفْلٌ visací zámek hængelås Vorhängeschloss λουκέτο candado munalukko cadenas lokot lucchetto 南京錠 맹꽁이 자물쇠 hangslot hengelås kłódka cadeado висячий замок hänglås กุญแจแบบคล้องสายยู asma kilit khóa móc 挂锁
References in classic literature ?
As the Lakeman's bare head was just level with the planks, the Captain and his posse leaped the barricade, and rapidly drawing over the slide of the scuttle, planted their group of hands upon it, and loudly called for the steward to bring the heavy brass padlock, belonging to the companion-way.
As the time dragged on I got nervously afraid we shouldn't have enough of it left for our needs; so I made several premature attempts, and merely delayed things by it; for I couldn't seem to touch a padlock, there in the dark, without starting a rattle out of it which interrupted somebody's sleep and made him turn over and wake some more of the gang.
Well, the nigger unlocked the padlock when he went in, and he locked it again when he came out.
Something resembling a bar of iron, and a padlock painted blue on the black shield.
To the surprise of Agatha, who had last seen this gate off its hinges and only attached to the post by a rusty chain and padlock, it was now rehung and fastened by a new hasp.
And now Timmy and Goody Tiptoes keep their nut-store fastened up with a little padlock.
He was bound differently from the rest, for he had to his leg a chain so long that it was wound all round his body, and two rings on his neck, one attached to the chain, the other to what they call a "keep-friend" or "friend's foot," from which hung two irons reaching to his waist with two manacles fixed to them in which his hands were secured by a big padlock, so that he could neither raise his hands to his mouth nor lower his head to his hands.
From one of these depended a short chain, from the other a padlock.
First there marched four officers of the jeddak's Guard bearing a huge salver on which reposed, upon a cushion of scarlet silk, a great golden chain with a collar and padlock at each end.
He sought to open it; lock and padlock were fastened; these faithful guardians seemed unwilling to surrender their trust.
Had I been in anything inferior to him, he would not have hated me so thoroughly, but I knew all that he knew, and, what was worse, he suspected that I kept the padlock of silence on mental wealth in which he was no sharer.
There was not a padlock in the valley, nor anything that answered the purpose of one: still there was no community of goods.