Locke [lok] EXAMPLES| noun Al·ain Le·Roy [al-in luh-roi, lee-roi] /ˈæl ɪn ləˈrɔɪ, ˈli rɔɪ/, 1886–1954, U.S. educator and author. David RossPetroleum V. Nasby, 1833–88, U.S. humorist and journalist. John,1632–1704, English philosopher. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for locke Contemporary Examples of locke

  • Chu left the administration in 2013, Locke went on to become Ambassador to China, and then resigned this year.

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  • Locke mentioned it in his Second Treatise on Government; Milton dreamed of it in Paradise Lost.

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  • In his Second Treatise of Government, Locke helped lay the conceptual groundwork for the American rebellion.

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    October 28, 2013

  • Now instead of struggling over essay prompts that ask “Why do Hobbes and Locke have such different views of political authority?”

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  • This meant that in a typical quarter, we read the works of Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau.

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  • Historical Examples of locke

  • Locke, yielding to the prejudices of the time, took the same ground.

    The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII)

    John Greenleaf Whittier

  • Mr. Locke divides all arguments into demonstrative and probable.

    An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

    David Hume

  • Mrs. Locke’s chinchillas are the finest ones in this country.

    Concerning Cats

    Helen M. Winslow

  • Locke cannot be truly regarded as the author of sensationalism any more than of idealism.



  • Miller owns this field, Locke that, and Manning the woodland beyond.


    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • British Dictionary definitions for locke Locke noun John. 1632–1704, English philosopher, who discussed the concept of empiricism in his Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690). He influenced political thought, esp in France and America, with his Two Treatises on Government (1690), in which he sanctioned the right to revolt Matthew. ?1630–77, English composer, esp of works for the stage Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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