Synonyms of shut in English:
shut someone/something away
- the factory has shut downcease activity, close, close down, cease production, cease operating, come to a halt, go on strike, cease trading, collapse, fail, crash, go under, go to the wall, go bankrupt, become insolvent, go into receivership, go into liquidation, be liquidated, be wound up, be closed (down), be shut (down)
shut something down
- 1 they have shut down the factoryclose, close down, discontinue, put into receivership, liquidate, put into liquidation[Antonyms] open, open up
shut someone/something in
- she pushed the dogs into the breakfast room and shut them inhurdle, rail in, coop (up), mew up, immure, box up/in, wall in/up, lock up/in, cage, imprison, intern, hold captive, incarcerate, encircle, surround, ring, encompass, hem in, close in, trap, kettle;North American corral
shut something off
shut someone/something out
- informal just shut up and listen[Antonyms] speak upinformalkeep mum, button one's lip, button it, cut the cackle, pipe down, clam up, shut it, shut your face/mouth/trap, keep your face/mouth/trap shut, belt up, put a sock in it, give it a restNorth American informalsave it, can it
shut someone/something up
- 1 I haven't shut the hens up yet
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