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Meaning of word key from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

key   noun

Meaning : Metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated.

घड़ी, बाजे आदि में का वह उपकरण जिसको घुमाकर कुँजी या कूक देते हैं जिसके कारण वह घड़ी, बाजा आदि गतिमान हो जाता है।

लड़का बाजे की चाबी को ऐंठ रहा है।

ताले के साथ का वह उपकरण जिससे वह खोला और बंद किया जाता है।

मेरे ताले की खोई हुई चाबी मिल गई।
उघन्नी, उघरनी, कुंचिका, कुंची, कुंजी, चाबी, चाभी, ताली, साधारणी

Meaning : Something crucial for explaining.

Example : The key to development is economic integration.

Meaning : Pitch of the voice.

Example : He spoke in a low key.

Meaning : Any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music.

Synonyms : tonality

The absence of a key. Alternative to the diatonic system.

atonalism, atonality

Meaning : A kilogram of a narcotic drug.

Example : They were carrying two keys of heroin.

Meaning : A winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple.

Synonyms : key fruit, samara

Meaning : 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).

Synonyms : francis scott key

Meaning : A coral reef off the southern coast of Florida.

Synonyms : cay, florida key

Meaning : (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court. Usually painted a different color from the rest of the court.

Example : He hit a jump shot from the top of the key.
He dominates play in the paint.

Synonyms : paint

Meaning : A list of answers to a test.

Example : Some students had stolen the key to the final exam.

Meaning : A list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations.

Meaning : A generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access.

Example : A safe-deposit box usually requires two keys to open it.

Meaning : Mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock).

Synonyms : winder

घड़ी, बाजे आदि में कुँजी देने की क्रिया।

चाबीवाली घड़ी चाबी के कारण ही चलती है।
यह आठ दिनों की कूक की घड़ी है।
कूक, चाबी

Meaning : The central building block at the top of an arch or vault.

Synonyms : headstone, keystone

Meaning : A lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed.

key   verb

Meaning : Identify as in botany or biology, for example.

Synonyms : describe, discover, distinguish, identify, key out, name

Meaning : Provide with a key.

Example : We were keyed after the locks were changed in the building.

Meaning : Vandalize a car by scratching the sides with a key.

Example : His new Mercedes was keyed last night in the parking lot.

Meaning : Regulate the musical pitch of.

Meaning : Harmonize with or adjust to.

Example : Key one's actions to the voters' prevailing attitude.

key   adjective

Meaning : Serving as an essential component.

Example : A cardinal rule.
The central cause of the problem.
An example that was fundamental to the argument.
Computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure.

Synonyms : cardinal, central, fundamental, primal

जो आवश्यक हो।

हमारा शरीर पाँच मुख्य तत्वों से बना है।
प्रधान, प्रमुख, मुख्य, मूल