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Stroke Order Diagram for 鍵

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English Meaning(s) for 鍵

  1. key
  2. lock
  3. key (to a problem); clue

Definition and Synonyms for 鍵

Key metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
Synonyms: きー, キー, ,
Spanner a hand tool that is used to hold or twist a nut or bolt
Synonyms: スパナ, レンチ, ,
Key something crucial for explaining
Synonyms: きー, キー, ヒント, キーポイント, 手がかり, 手掛け, 手蔓, 決め手, 秘訣, 秘鑰, 糸口, , , 要訣, 要諦, 足がかり, ,
Clew evidence that helps to solve a problem
Synonyms: きー, キー, ヒント, きっかけ, 傍証, 小口, 手がかり, 手掛け, 手蔓, 示唆, 端緒, 糸口, , , 足がかり, , , 食いつき, 食いつく
Hint a slight indication
Synonyms: きー, キー, ヒント, ほのめかし, ほのめかす, 手がかり, 手掛け, 手蔓, 暗示, 示唆, 端緒, 糸口, , , ,

Meanings for each kanji in 鍵

» key

Categories 鍵 is a member of

Device an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
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Hand Tool a tool used with workers' hands
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Explanation thought that makes something comprehensible
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Evidence an indication that makes something evident
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Indication something that serves to indicate or suggest
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 鍵

Sample Sentences for 鍵

The doors were locked and we couldn't get in anyhow.
Jim turned the key in the lock.
Remember to lock the door.
The lock doesn't catch.
Could you help me find my keys?

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