Phrasal Verb 'Key'

We have 6 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Key'.

Key down

Meaning: Relax, unwind

Example: I need to KEY DOWN before I go to bed.

Key in

Meaning: Enter numbers or information into a computer or electronic system

Example: It took me ages to KEY IN all the information into the database.

Key in on

Meaning: Focus attention on, single out

Example: They KEYED IN ON the person they believed had done it.

Key on

Meaning: Target, focus on (sport)

Example: We will KEY ON the opposing team's lack of skills on defense.

Key to

Meaning: Plan things to fit or suit people or situations

Example: Promotions are KEYED TO people's abilities.

Key up

Meaning: Make someone excited or nervous

Example: The noise got us KEYED UP.