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shut British & World English

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

shut English Thesaurus

please shut the door

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 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 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-off New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen, two words as verb)

be shut of British & World English

Be (or get) rid of

shut-out bid British & World English

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

open-and-shut British & World English

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

shut it in shut British & World English

Stop talking; be quiet

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 British & World English

Without having to make much effort; easily

keep one's mouth shut British & World English

Not say anything, especially not reveal a secret

put up or shut up British & World English

Justify oneself or remain silent

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

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

shut up in shut British & World English

Stop (or cause someone to stop) talking

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 something off in shut off British & World English

Block the entrances and exits of something

shutout British & World English

A play, game, or inning in which the opposition is prevented from scoring

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 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 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

shutdown British & World English

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

open-and-shut in open British & World English

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

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 up in shut English Thesaurus

just shut up and listen

shut the stable door after the horse has bolted British & World English

Try to avoid or prevent something undesirable when it is already too late to do so

shut your face ! in shut British & World English

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

shut oneself off in shut British & World English

Isolate oneself from other people


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