Synonyms of interlocking


1. engagement, mesh, meshing, interlocking, contact, impinging, striking

usage: contact by fitting together; "the engagement of the clutch"; "the meshing of gears"

2. mesh, meshing, interlock, interlocking, catch, grab, snatch, snap

usage: the act of interlocking or meshing; "an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check"


1. interlock, mesh, organize, organise, coordinate

usage: coordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively

2. lock, interlock, interlace, hold, take hold

usage: hold in a locking position; "He locked his hands around her neck"

3. interlock, lock, embrace, hug, bosom, squeeze

usage: become engaged or intermeshed with one another; "They were locked in embrace"


1. interlacing, interlinking, interlocking, interwoven, complex (vs. simple)

usage: linked or locked closely together as by dovetailing

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