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Wiktionary

  1. shut upverb

    To terminate (a business).

    Synonyms:
    end, terminate, wind up

    Antonyms:
    start, set up, establish, start up

  2. shut upverb

    To enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave.

    Synonyms:
    lock, seal

    Antonyms:
    release

  3. shut upverb

    To put (an object) in a secure enclosed place.

    Synonyms:
    stash, lock up

  4. shut upverb

    Of a person, to stop talking or (of a person or thing) making noise.

    Synonyms:
    hush, quieten, shush, silence

  5. shut upverb

    I don't believe it!, no way!

    I got accepted to Yale! / Shut up, really? That's awesome!

    Synonyms:
    you dont say, no way, never, get out, yeah right, no

  6. shut upverb

    Synonyms:
    close off, seal up

    Antonyms:
    reopen, open up, open

  7. shut upverb

    Synonyms:
    silent, put a sock in it, silence, sh, shaddap, shut it, quiet, can it, hush, shush, shut your face, fall, quieten, STFU, st

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pent, shut up(p)verb

    closely confined

    Antonyms:
    unconfined

  2. close up, clam up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mumverb

    refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent

    "The children shut up when their father approached"

    Synonyms:
    block, shut away, belt up, hush, button up, dummy, impede, lock away, lock up, hush up, be quiet, still, dummy up, clam up, close up, keep mum, close, close down, obstruct, put away, lock in, fold, obturate, lock, shut down, quieten, jam, silence, occlude

    Antonyms:
    unconfined

  3. lock in, lock away, lock, put away, shut up, shut away, lock upverb

    place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape

    "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, toss out, lag, discard, seal in, put to sleep, immure, jug, tuck away, jail, toss away, button up, interlace, lock, hush up, cast away, remand, lock up, still, cast aside, put behind bars, close up, dispose, clam up, imprison, put aside, shut away, belt up, cast out, chuck out, toss, throw away, be quiet, mesh, quieten, gaol, fling, dummy up, silence, lock in, keep mum, lock away, operate, tuck in, hush, interlock, put away, engage, incarcerate

    Antonyms:
    unconfined

  4. hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush upverb

    cause to be quiet or not talk

    "Please silence the children in the church!"

    Synonyms:
    button up, calm, lock away, put away, ease, sleek over, calm down, quiet down, whitewash, lock, hush up, close up, quieten, quiet, lock up, quiesce, still, tranquillise, pipe down, allay, clam up, keep mum, lull, shut away, relieve, gloss over, be quiet, hush, dummy up, silence, lock in, tranquilize, belt up, tranquillize

    Antonyms:
    unconfined

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shut up

    Synonyms:
    shut, close up

  2. shut up

    Synonyms:
    confine, lock up

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How to use shut up in a sentence?

  1. Bill Pascrell:

    I think the American people need to know and the Congress need to know, particularly with all of the possibilities of conflict, it’s put up or shut up time. If there’s nothing there, there’s nothing there.

  2. Jodie Sweetin:

    Watching the debate and doubling down my conviction to get Jon Cryer the f -- k OUT. 45 is such a f -- king joke #trumppenceoutnow #fdt, joe Biden just told the liar to shut up. This is getting good.

  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. Whoopi Goldberg:

    It looks bad, Bill, either speak up or shut up.

  5. William Makepeace Thackeray:

    Come children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out.


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  • bly stilAfrikaans
  • إخرس, اسكت, صه, سكر تمكArabic
  • заткніцесяBelarusian
  • млъкниBulgarian
  • mlčte, drž hubu, mlč, držte hubuCzech
  • cau dy gegWelsh
  • hold kæftDanish
  • halt dein Maul, halt's Maul, halt den Mund, halt die Klappe, den Mund halten, halt die Fresse, halt den Rand, halte den Mund, halt den Rand, Halt die KlappeGerman
  • βούλωσέ το, σκάσε, άντε, σκασμός, έλαGreek
  • silentuEsperanto
  • cerrar, cállese, guardar, callarse, callad, silencio, cerrar la boca, encerrar, callar, cierra la boca, cállate la boca, cállate, resguardar, cállanse, clausurarSpanish
  • suu kinniEstonian
  • زر نزن, خفه شو, خفه شدن, خفه کردنPersian
  • sulkea, vaieta, hiljentää, vaientaa, vangita, hiljetä, lukita, teljetäFinnish
  • renfermer, taire, enfermer, se taire, fermer, tais-toiFrench
  • סתום ת'פה, סתום, שתוקHebrew
  • चुप रहो!Hindi
  • elhallgat, elhallgattat, pofa be, elkussol, becsap, csend legyen, befogja a pofáját, bezár, bekussol, nem mondod, befejez, kussol, becsuk, befogja a száját, lezár, micsoda, elnémul, fogd be, elzár, kussHungarian
  • սո՛ւս մնաArmenian
  • zitti, stai zitto, taci, ma va!, tacere, state zitti, silenzio, tacete, sta 'zittoItalian
  • たたむ, うそ, 黙らせる, お黙り, 静かにする, お静かに, 封印する, だまれ, うるさい, 監禁する, 封鎖Japanese
  • მოკეტეGeorgian
  • 시끄럽다Korean
  • tacete, taceo, conticeo, taceLatin
  • užsičiaupk, nutilk, užsičiaupkite, tylėkite, tylėk, nutilkiteLithuanian
  • senyap, diamMalay
  • zwijgen, kop dicht, hou je bek, stilvallen, hou je smoel, hou je kopDutch
  • hold kjeft, avslutte, det mener du ikke, låse av, låse inn, kjeften, låse, ti stille, hold tåta, kjeft, holde kjeft, hold munn, stengeNorwegian
  • nizghééʼNavajo, Navaho
  • ਚੁੱਪ ਕਰ!Panjabi, Punjabi
  • zamknąć, zamknąć się, zamknij ryj, zamknijcie ryje, zamknij się, stul dziób, zamknijcie się, stul pysk, zamknij dupę, nie gadaj!, morda w kubełPolish
  • cala-te, calar-se, calar a boca, cale a boca, calar, cala a boca, cale-se, mentira!Portuguese
  • taci, taci din gurăRomanian
  • закрой рот, замолчи, закройте рот, заткнуть, заткнитесь, заткнуться, запереть, заткнись, замолчитеRussian
  • šuti!, zaveži!, začepi!, gubica, muči!, gubecSerbo-Croatian
  • mbylle gojën, qetësi, shëtAlbanian
  • håll mun, låsa, seriöst, stänga, bura in, tiga, kväsa, tig, du skojar, håll tyst, låsa in, tysta, håll käften, vad säger du, slå igenSwedish
  • வாயை மூடுTamil
  • tago, kulong, tumahimik ka!, sara, lagay, hindi nga!Tagalog
  • çenesini kapatmak, kilitlemek, kes sesini, kapa çeneni, susmak, kapatmak, ne diyorsun, inanmıyorum, susturmak, sus, hapsetmekTurkish
  • Câm miệngVietnamese
  • 闭嘴Chinese

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