Adjective "Key" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Key


    Definition:

    1. a small metal instrument specially cut to fit into a lock and move its bolt.

    2. any of various devices resembling or functioning as a key: the key of a clock.

    3. key card.

    4. something that affords a means of access: the key to happiness.

    5. something that secures or controls entrance to a place: Gibraltar is the key to the Mediterranean.

    6. something that affords a means of clarifying a problem.

    7. a book, pamphlet, or other text containing the solutions o

    Origin:
    key

    Examples:

    "waters can be key to crises."

    "regions can be key to futures."

    "environments can be key to efforts."

    "earthworms can be key to things."

    "demands can be key to futures."

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