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Definition of Latch


  1. To smear; to anoint.
  2. That which fastens or holds; a lace; a snare.
  3. 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.
  4. A latching.
  5. A crossbow.
  6. To catch so as to hold.
  7. To catch or fasten by means of a latch.

Latch Translations

latch in French is loquet
latch in German is Klinke, Riegel/Signalspeicher, Schnappriegel
latch in Spanish is pestillo