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Key is a 3 letter word which starts with the letter K and ends with the letter Y for which we found 5 definitions.

(n.) An instrument by means of which the bolt of a lock is shot or drawn; usually a removable metal instrument fitted to the mechanism of a particular lock and operated by turning in its place.
(n.) An instrument which is turned like a key in fastening or adjusting any mechanism; as a watch key; a bed key etc.
(n.) That part of an instrument or machine which serves as the means of operating it; as a telegraph key; the keys of a pianoforte or of a typewriter.
(n.) A position or condition which affords entrance control pr possession etc.; as the key of a line of defense; the key of a country; the key of a political situation. Hence that which serves to unlock open discover or solve something unknown or difficult; as the key to a riddle; the key to a problem.
(n.) That part of a mechanism which serves to lock up make fast or adjust to position.

Syllable Information

The word key is a 3 letter word that has 1 syllable . The syllable division for key is: key

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