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key 1 of 5 noun (1) ˈkē Synonyms of key 1 a : a usually metal instrument by which the bolt of a lock is turned b : any of various devices having the form or function of such a key a key for winding a clock 2 a : a means of gaining or preventing entrance, possession, or control b : an instrumental or deciding factor the key to her success 3 a