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latch - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'latch' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Latch [ n.]
- That which fastens or holds; a lace; a snare.
- A movable piece which holds anything in place by entering a notch or cavity; specifically, the catch which holds a door or gate when closed, though it be not bolted.
- A latching.
- A crossbow.
- To catch so as to hold.
- To catch or fasten by means of a latch.
2 . Latch [ v. t.]
- To smear; to anoint.

Meaning of 'latch' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . latch [ v]
Meaning (1):
- fasten with a latch
Example in sentence:
  • latch the door