[ verb ] fasten with a latch
"latch the door"
Used in print(Genevieve Holden, Deadlier Than the Male....)
It latches when you close it , so stay as long as you like '' .
`` Do n't forget to turn it off and close the door good so it 'll latch '' .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 17692
[ noun ] catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove