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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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References in classic literature ?
That's exactly what I'm trying to do, ma'am, and rather a hard job I find it," he added, as he shut the door, for the dear aunts were dreadfully in his way sometimes.
As Rose stood looking in that direction, and wondering if a rat had got shut in, the door of the case swung slowly open, and with a great start she saw a bony arm lifted, and a bony finger beckon to her.
If you are, as I understand, to shut yourself forever in your cell within the four walls of an abbey, then of what use would it be were your prayer to be answered?
I have asked myself if the best which can be done with virtue is to shut it within high walls as though it were some savage creature.
I shall be shut up with the tire-women else, and have a week of spindle and bodkin, when I would fain be galloping Troubadour up Wilverley Walk, or loosing little Roland at the Vinney Ridge herons.
If you had been shut up in abbey or in cell this day you could not have taught a wayward maiden to abide by the truth.
Tom took his cigar out of his mouth, to shut up his eye (which had grown rather unmanageable) with the greater expression, and to tap his nose several times with his finger.
You keep your eyes shut, now, else you sha'n't have any.
So she shut her eyes quite close, till Tom told her to "say which," and then she said, "Left hand.
He always takes the best bit, if you don't punch him for it; and if you choose the best with your eyes shut, he changes his hands.
In Conwy, nine schools will be shut - seven will open partially.
Another shut down will be observed on Wednesday 4th December, 2013 from 08:00 am to Thursday 5th December, 2013 till 08:00 am for 24 hours.
From the first whistle it was clear both teams were holding nothing back and in particular, Scott from Shut Them was setting the tone with some great challenges.
As a precaution, a reactor will be shut down at least two hours before the onset of hurricane-force winds at the site, typically between 70 and 75 miles per hour.
Stupid and Shut Up did not know what to do so they went to the police station.