Noun latch has 2 senses
  1. latch, door latch - spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
    --1 is a kind of lock
    Derived form: verb latch1
  2. latch - catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove
    --2 is a kind of
    Derived form: verb latch1
,Verb latch has 1 sense
  1. latch - fasten with a latch; "latch the door"
    --1 is one way to
    fasten, fix, secure
    Derived forms: noun latch2, noun latch1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something