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shut British & World English

Move (something) into position so as to block an opening; close

close the door on British & World English

Exclude the opportunity for

close one's eyes to British & World English

Refuse to acknowledge (something unpleasant)

close one's mind to British & World English

Refuse to consider or acknowledge

shut in shut British & World English

Move (something) into position so as to block an opening; close

shut up in shut British & World English

Stop (or cause someone to stop) talking

shut up British & World English

Stop (or cause someone to stop) talking

shut-in British & World English

A person confined indoors, especially as a result of either physical or mental disability

shut down in shut British & World English

Cease (or cause something to cease) business or operation

shut off in shut British & World English

(Especially in relation to water, electricity, or gas) stop (or cause to stop) flowing

shut down British & World English

Cease (or cause something to cease) business or operation

shut off British & World English

(Especially in relation to water, electricity, or gas) stop (or cause to stop) flowing

shut-off British & World English

A device used for stopping a supply or operation

shut-out bid British & World English

A high bid intended to end the auction; a pre-emptive bid

shut someone/thing in in shut British & World English

Keep someone or something inside a place by closing something such as a door

shut something up in shut British & World English

Close all doors and windows of a building or room, typically because it will be unoccupied for some time

be shut of British & World English

Be (or get) rid of

shut someone/thing away in shut British & World English

Keep someone or something inside a place so as not to be seen or contacted by other people

shut something off in shut British & World English

Block the entrances and exits of something

shut someone/thing out in shut British & World English

Screen someone or something from view

shut it in shut British & World English

Stop talking; be quiet

open-and-shut in open British & World English

(Of a case or argument) admitting no doubt or dispute; straightforward

open-and-shut British & World English

(Of a case or argument) admitting no doubt or dispute; straightforward

close the door on in door British & World English

Exclude the opportunity for

close one's eyes to in eye British & World English

Refuse to acknowledge (something unpleasant)

close one's mind to in mind British & World English

Refuse to consider or acknowledge

shut your face ! in shut British & World English

Used as a rude or angry way of telling someone to be quiet

shut something off in shut British & World English

Block the entrances and exits of something

shut oneself off in shut British & World English

Isolate oneself from other people

shut your face ! British & World English

Used as a rude or angry way of telling someone to be quiet

shut oneself off British & World English

Isolate oneself from other people

shut something up British & World English

Close all doors and windows of a building or room, typically because it will be unoccupied for some time

bang1 British & World English

(With reference to something such as a door) open or close noisily

with one's eyes shut in eye British & World English

Without having to make much effort; easily

keep one's mouth shut in mouth British & World English

Not say anything, especially not reveal a secret

with one's eyes shut British & World English

Without having to make much effort; easily

shut someone/thing in British & World English

Keep someone or something inside a place by closing something such as a door

shut something off in shut off British & World English

Block the entrances and exits of something

shut someone/thing out British & World English

Screen someone or something from view

keep one's mouth shut British & World English

Not say anything, especially not reveal a secret

put up or shut up in put British & World English

Justify oneself or remain silent

put up or shut up British & World English

Justify oneself or remain silent

shut someone/thing away British & World English

Keep someone or something inside a place so as not to be seen or contacted by other people

squeeze one's eyes shut British & World English

Close one’s eyes tightly

shutdown British & World English

A closure of a factory or system, typically a temporary closure due to a fault or for maintenance


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