Associations to the word «Shut»


SHUT, verb. (transitive) To close, to stop from being open.
SHUT, verb. (intransitive) To close, to stop being open.
SHUT, verb. (transitive or intransitive) (chiefly British) To close a business temporarily, or (of a business) to be closed.
SHUT, verb. To preclude; to exclude; to bar out.
SHUT, adjective. Closed
SHUT, noun. The act or time of shutting; close.
SHUT, noun. A door or cover; a shutter.
SHUT, noun. The line or place where two pieces of metal are welded together.
SHUT, noun. (British) (Shropshire dialect) A narrow alley or passage acting as a short cut through the buildings between two streets.
SHUT DOWN, verb. (idiomatic) To close, terminate, or end.
SHUT DOWN, verb. (idiomatic) To turn off or stop.
SHUT IN, verb. To lock in
SHUT IN, verb. (idiomatic) to completely surround, enclose
SHUT OFF, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To stop or turn off by closing something (such as a valve).
SHUT ONE'S FACE, verb. (idiomatic) To stop talking; to be quiet.
SHUT ONE'S MOUTH, verb. (idiomatic) To stop talking; to be quiet.
SHUT OUT, noun. Alternative form of shutout
SHUT OUT, verb. (sports) To prevent from scoring; to perform a shutout.
SHUT OUT, verb. To close a door on someone, or to exclude.
SHUT OUT, verb. To hide from sight.
SHUT THE DOOR ON, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To refuse to consider, remember, accept, or engage in.
SHUT UP, verb. (transitive) To close (a building) so that no one can enter.
SHUT UP, verb. (transitive) To terminate (a business).
SHUT UP, verb. (transitive) To enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave.
SHUT UP, verb. (transitive) To put (an object) in a secure enclosed place.
SHUT UP, verb. (ergative) Of a person, to stop talking or (of a person or thing) making noise.
SHUT UP, verb. (intransitive) (colloquial) (used only in the imperative) I don't believe it!, no way!
SHUT UP, adjective. Closed up or off, as in a building that no one is to enter.
SHUT UP SHOP, verb. (intransitive) (cricket) To bat defensively in the last innings of a match in order to force a draw when winning is not possible.
SHUT UP SHOP, verb. (intransitive) (British) To close up shop; to end a business activity.

Dictionary definition

SHUT, verb. Move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window".
SHUT, verb. Become closed; "The windows closed with a loud bang".
SHUT, verb. 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".
SHUT, adjective. Not open; "the door slammed shut".
SHUT, adjective. Used especially of mouth or eyes; "he sat quietly with closed eyes"; "his eyes were shut against the sunlight".

Wise words

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