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Synonyms for shut

shut down

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shut someone up: silence

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shut something down: switch off

shut something down: close down

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shut something in

shut something off

shut something out

shut up

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  • be quiet
  • hush
  • fall silent
  • button it
  • pipe down
  • hold your tongue
  • put a sock in it
  • keep your trap shut
  • cut the cackle
  • button your lip

shut yourself away

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Synonyms for shut

to move (a door, for example) in order to cover an opening

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shut in: to confine within a limited area

shut off: to cut off from sight

shut out: to exclude from normal social or professional activities

shut out: to keep from being admitted, included, or considered

shut out: to rid one's mind of

shut up: to confine within a limited area

shut up: to enclose so as to hinder or prohibit escape

shut up: to cause to become silent

Synonyms for shut

become closed

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not open

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used especially of mouth or eyes

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Oyewole Ganiu said the building at 1, Rasak Balogun Street was shut down last year because it was distressed and that government did not want to lose any life.
POWERLEAGUE: Beroca Jnrs (left) and Shut Them (above)
And he suggests that I shouldn't worry about fires at nuclear reactors because the facilities, built of concrete and rebar, are unlikely to burn and are designed to shut down automatically.
A lot of us have grown up driving a selection of tatty old cars, some of which have probably needed a crowbar to prise open the door, let alone shut it.
Texas regulators shut down Britannia International Life & Casualty for selling unauthorized stop-loss coverage to employers through two plans that were shut down in March 2002 for being illegal: American Benefit Plans and United Employers Voluntary Employees Beneficiary Association.
When he says "Shut up," my interpretation is, "Look, I've given you your interview, I've said what you want to hear--which isn't necessarily what I believe--so now will you please shut up
aluminum smelter in April, providing a spark to a regional industry that shut down amid the power crisis of 2000 and 2001.
This solution allows the controller to sense an under-voltage condition and shut down the equipment in a controlled fashion.
The specter that was haunting Delhi was an order by India's Supreme Court immediately to shut down factories located in residential areas.
EDINBURGH: 4000 workers brought the city centre to a standstill with a protest march; bin collections cancelled; social work day centres shut.
The directive from the steering committee seemed simple enough: Shut down the laundry operations for four hours per day as soon as possible.
Over the years, people have devised many methods to determine when a channel furnace inductor should be shut down before a runout occurs.
During these tests, one of the four body-worn transmitters used clearly exhibited a tendency to shut down when shots were fired.
Although the DOS allows owners to shut down the incinerator and not installl a compactor, the size of the building and the amount of garbage may not make that practical for larger buildings.
To give the presenter the ultimate ease of use this projector also includes many automatic features including auto focus, auto vertical keystone correction, auto source selection, quick shut down and AutoSense[TM] technology, all wrapped up in a super lightweight package.