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Synonyms for shut down
shut down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. close up, close, fold, shut down, close downverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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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How to use shut down in a sentence?

  1. President Donald Trump:

    Our country wasn't built to be shut down. This is not a country that was built for this. It was not built to be shut down.

  2. David Peterson:

    Businesses shut down, and smaller communities who depend on tourism are greatly impacted.

  3. Garissa University College:

    If we closed the school then Al Shabaab would have won because they would have shut down a center of higher learning, they would have been happy.

  4. Ralph Norman:

    The PPP helped people remain employed while the government literally shut down much of the economy. Only an intellectual clown would compare that to what Biden is doing now, there is absolutely no defense for taking someone’s student loans and forcing that debt upon other people. It’s immoral and illegal, and it takes a special kind of idiocy to equate that to the PPP.

  5. Jessica Garay Redmond:

    Things that contain caffeine are definitely going to be less-than-desirable for most people, that's not even just right before bed, but I think depending on a person's caffeine sensitivity, they may need to shut down the caffeine in their day at some point in the afternoon or certainly by dinner time so that they can then have a restful night sleep.


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