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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce shut?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say shut in sign language?

  1. shut

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