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Princeton's WordNet

  1. close up, close, fold, shut down, close down(verb)

    cease to operate or cause to cease operating

    "The owners decided to move and to close the factory"; "My business closes every night at 8 P.M."; "close up the shop"

    block, come together, pen up, belt up, shut, button up, fill up, impede, conclude, be quiet, dummy up, clam up, close up, keep mum, close, close down, obstruct, fold, obturate, turn up, fold up, shut up, jam, occlude

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  1. shutdown

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  1. Page Six:

    Mr. Kennedy has spoken to Kyra and informed his daughter that their family does not bully people. He has instructed her to shut down all of her social media accounts immediately.

  2. Thais Marques:

    We're protesting today to demand full local control, if you don't have full local control, Cami Anderson and Governor( Chris) Christie will continue to shut down our schools in the name of programs like' turnaround,'' renew,'' co-locate,' whatever you want to call it.

  3. Rhode Island:

    If I would have known then what I know now, I would have shut down sooner, there's no doubt about Rhode Island.

  4. Prisons Director Michael Carvajal:

    A lot of folks don't understand you don't just shut down a prison system like that, i understand the criticism of the timing on it, but that's where I believe that experience on running prisons — and we know our population, we know what we can and can't do and the right time to do it, and that played a big role in making the decision.

  5. Adam Sarhan:

    What the Greek government is doing is almost unprecedented for developed nations, i don't remember anytime in recent history where a developed nation literally shut down its banking system for an entire week.

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