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Synonyms for shut
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. shut

    Synonyms:
    close, contract, confine, preclude, bar, fasten

    Antonyms:
    open, expand, unclose, unbar, unfasten

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. shut, unopen, closedadjective

    not open

    "the door slammed shut"

    Synonyms:
    unsympathetic, unopen, closed in(p), closed(a), closed

    Antonyms:
    unfastened, ajar(p), wide-open, open

  2. closed, shutverb

    used especially of mouth or eyes

    "he sat quietly with closed eyes"; "his eyes were shut against the sunlight"

    Synonyms:
    closed, unopen, unsympathetic, closed(a), closed in(p)

    Antonyms:
    open, unfastened, ajar(p), wide-open

  3. close, shutverb

    move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut

    "Close the door"; "shut the window"

    Synonyms:
    exclude, shut down, come together, close, fold, close down, conclude, keep out, fill up, close up, shut out

    Antonyms:
    open, unfastened, ajar(p), wide-open

  4. close, shutverb

    become closed

    "The windows closed with a loud bang"

    Synonyms:
    exclude, shut down, come together, close, fold, close down, conclude, keep out, fill up, close up, shut out

    Antonyms:
    wide-open, open, ajar(p), unfastened

  5. exclude, keep out, shut out, shutverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    turf out, boot out, leave out, omit, chuck out, debar, close, exclude, bar, keep out, leave off, eject, turn out, except, shut out, take out

    Antonyms:
    unfastened, ajar(p), wide-open, open

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. shutverb

    Synonyms:
    close, close up

  2. shutverb

    Synonyms:
    enclose, confine, imprison, shut up, coop up, lock up, close the door upon

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. shutverb

    Synonyms:
    close, debar, exclude, preclude, (shut up) confine, imprison, coop up, incarcerate, immure

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "shut":

    closed, close, farm, firm, closure, shh, ferme, closes, locked, closing

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How to use shut in a sentence?

  1. Williie Goodwin:

    That is going to be sustaining our communities, i can't shut the door on them and say, 'No offshore and no mining'.

  2. Robert Redfield:

    The introduction from Europe happened before we realized what was happening, by the time we realized( the) Europe threat and shut down travel to Europe, there was probably already two or three weeks of 60,000 people coming back every day from Europe.

  3. Phyllis:

    We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.

  4. Kim Dong-yub:

    Until these trade routes are shut off, the structure there makes it too difficult for sanctions to effectively kick in.

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    Unlike Donald Trump, who shut down the government and left 800,000 federal employees without income to pay the bills, I know what it's like to be in a family that lives paycheck to paycheck.


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