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Synonyms for shut
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shut, unopen, closed(adj)

    not open

    "the door slammed shut"

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

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

  2. closed, shut(verb)

    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, shut(verb)

    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, shut(verb)

    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, 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"

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. shut

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

    Antonyms:
    open, expand, unclose, unbar, unfasten

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shut(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    close, close up

  2. shut(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shut(v)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce shut?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say shut in sign language?

  1. shut

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How to use shut in a sentence?

  1. Iman Atta:

    In March, April, May, we saw a lot of conspiracy theories floating around, the far right were sharing photos of Muslims congregating and flouting the rules at mosques which were, in reality, shut down and not functioning. The photos were from last year.

  2. Susan Collins:

    Boy, we can't have government shut down. It's never good, how many times do we have to learn that ?

  3. Metro Vancouver:

    All south shore of the Burrard inlet port operations have been shut down, including rail and truck access.

  4. Yvette Hicks ':

    There's no stability, how long will the government be shut down again if Trump doesn't get what he wants?

  5. David Burnett:

    What killed Chase was the synthetic cannabinoid poisoning, the marijuana. The chemicals that were sprayed onto the leaves shut his lungs down. He suffered a violent death. He asphyxiated and suffocated, and he obviously became unconscious... and I found him in the hot tub.


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