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Synonyms for shut up

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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 mum(verb)

    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 up(verb)

    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 up(verb)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. shut up(verb)

    To terminate (a business).

    Synonyms:
    wind up, terminate, end

    Antonyms:
    start, establish, set up, start up

  2. shut up(verb)

    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 up(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    lock up, stash

  4. shut up(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    hush, quieten, shush, silence

  5. shut up(verb)

    I don't believe it!, no way!

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

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

  6. shut up(verb)

    Synonyms:
    close off, seal up

    Antonyms:
    reopen, open up, open

  7. shut up(verb)

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

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. Paul Scalia:

    If you don't shut up, I'm going to punch you in the nose.

  2. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly:

    If lawmakers do not like the laws that we enforce, that we are charged to enforce, that we are sworn to enforce, then they should have the courage and the skill to change those laws. Otherwise, they should shut up and support the men and women on the front lines.

  3. Trey Gowdy:

    I have told my own Republican colleagues and friends, shut up talking about things that you don't know anything about. And unless you're on the committee, you have no idea what we've done, why we've done it and what new facts we have found.

  4. 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.

  5. Josephine Occhiuto:

    I was loved, and no one ever told me to shut up, which is a blessing.


Translations for shut up

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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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