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phrasal verb [transitive] [usually passive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theykey to
he/she/itkeys to
present participlekeying to
past tensekeyed to
past participlekeyed to
  1. key something to something to change something so that it is appropriate for a particular purpose

    He said the peace process should not be keyed to disarmament.

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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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