Synonyms of shut in English:

shut

verb

  • 1 please shut the door
    close, pull/push to, slam, fasten; put the lid on, bar, lock, secure
    please shut the door
    [Antonyms] open unlock

Phrases

shut down

the plant is shutting down in August cease activityclose (down)cease operatingcease tradingbe shut (down)turn offswitch off informalfoldpower down

shut in

shut the goats in for the night confineencloseimpoundshut uppen (in/up)fence inimmurelock up/incageimprisoninternincarceratecorral

shut out

  • 1.1 he shut me out of the house
    lock out, keep out, refuse entrance to
  • 2.1 she shut out the memories
    block, suppress
  • 3.1 the bamboo shut out the light
    keep out, block out, screen, veil
  • 4.1 they shut out the Blue Jays in three straight games
    prevent from scoring, blank

shut up

  • 2.1 informal that should shut them up
    quiet (down), silence, hush, shush, gag, muzzle
  • 3.1 I haven't shut the hens up yet See

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