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  Definition of shut
  1. move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window"
  2. become closed; "The windows closed with a loud bang"
  3. prevent from entering; shut out; "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country"
  4. not open; "the door slammed shut"
  5. used especially of mouth or eyes; "he sat quietly with closed eyes"; "his eyes were shut against the sunlight"
Similar Words: close, exclude, keep out, shut out, unopen, closed

 

See Also: lock in, lock away, lock, put away, shut up, shut away, lock up, enclose, inclose, shut in, closed

 

Hyponyms: snap, slat, slam, bang, shutter, draw, bung, seal, seal off, excommunicate, curse, lock out, ostracize, ostracise

 

Grouped Verbs: close

 

Derivational Morphology: shutter, shutting, closing, blockage, closure, occlusion, exclusion

 

Anagrams: tush, thus

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: sluiten   Esperanto: fermi  
Finnish: sulkea   French: fermer  
German: schließen   Indonesian: tutup  
Irish: dún   Japanese: 閉める  
Spanish: cerrar   Telugu: మూయు  
Welsh: cau  
 
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