Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun interlock

2 senses of interlock

Sense 1
interlock, ignition interlock -- (a device that prevents an automotive engine from starting; "car theives know how to bypass the ignition interlock")
       => device -- (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water")

Sense 2
mesh, meshing, interlock, interlocking -- (the act of interlocking or meshing; "an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check")
       => catch, grab, snatch, snap -- (the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb interlock

3 senses of interlock

Sense 1
interlock, mesh -- (coordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively)
       => organize, organise, coordinate -- (bring order and organization to; "Can you help me organize my files?")

Sense 2
lock, interlock, interlace -- (hold in a locking position; "He locked his hands around her neck")
       => hold, take hold -- (have or hold in one's hands or grip; "Hold this bowl for a moment, please"; "A crazy idea took hold of him")

Sense 3
interlock, lock -- (become engaged or intermeshed with one another; "They were locked in embrace")
       => embrace, hug, bosom, squeeze -- (squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; "Hug me, please"; "They embraced"; "He hugged her close to him")

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