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I need a word that could be used equally to describe the action of locking or unlocking.

Context is naming a class in a program (code) that would contain both actions of locking and unlocking a record.

My primary language is not English so I cannot think of one or don't know if it exist.

closed as off-topic by Drew, NVZ, jimm101, curiousdannii, Nathaniel Mar 9 '16 at 13:49

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    Meh, maybe toggle? Or slide the bolt (which doesn't inherently indicate in which direction). – Dan Bron Mar 4 '16 at 14:40
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    toggle-lock, lock-or-unlock,... This is programming - you can invent your own names. You need not look for existing single English words. – Drew Mar 4 '16 at 14:57
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because a programming name is sought, not necessarily an existing English word. – Drew Mar 4 '16 at 14:58
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    I'd call it "LockManager", which suggests it's in charge of removing/adding the locked status. – Max Williams Mar 4 '16 at 15:01
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    So often does this type of question arise, I feel sure someone will one day ask if there is a single word which comprises both up and down, or right and left. Only in those cases I suppose one could offer direction. But no, I can't think of anything which could mean either lock or unlock. – WS2 Mar 4 '16 at 16:37
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I'd call it "LockManager", which suggests it's in charge of removing/adding the locked status.

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The word you are looking for is toggle.

(Toggle lock on or off)

This is a verb that is used within computing to indicate something is alternating between discrete states - I've only ever known it to be used in a binary sense (typically for an on/off switch).

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    No. Toggle means to switch between binary states. It has nothing per se to do with locks or locking. A toggle that switches between the two states locked and unlocked is what this question is about. – Drew Mar 4 '16 at 17:32

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