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keyed

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adjective

fitted with keys.
fastened or secured by a key.
Music. pitched in a specific key.
reinforced by a keystone.
coordinated, as with a basic color or idea; harmonized (sometimes used in combination): color-keyed carpeting.

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Origin of keyed

First recorded in 1790–1800; key1 + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM keyed

un·keyed, adjective
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