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Princeton's WordNet

  1. closure, closedown, closing, shutdown(noun)

    termination of operations

    "they regretted the closure of the day care center"

    block, gag law, completion, end, gag rule, conclusion, ending, culmination, stoppage, mop up, cloture, blockage, occlusion, law of closure, settlement, closing, close, shutting, stop, closedown, resolution, windup, closure


  1. shutdown(noun)


  2. shutdown(noun)

    The system is doing its shutdown operations.


  3. shutdown(noun)

    When he insulted me, my reply was such a shutdown he ceased his insults.


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    closure, off, closing, latch, power-off, close, judgment, sealing, lock, cut-off, sleep, power-down, shut-down

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How to use shutdown in a sentence?

  1. Aaron Weiss:

    In every shutdown prior, the Interior Department actually shuts down, and approving oil and gas drilling permits is not an essential government function, there's no reason these permits couldn't have waited until after the shutdown, but( Bernhardt) wanted to get them out the door anyway.

  2. Dolline Hatchett:

    What this means in real terms is we are missing prevention opportunities, important evidence is being lost that we would normally examine following an accident. And this evidence could potentially support safety recommendations, that once adopted, could prevent future accidents and save countless lives. The NTSB wants to ensure safety across the transportation spectrum, and we are unable to do that as long as this shutdown continues.

  3. Donald Trump:

    The reason for the plan negotiated between the Republicans and Democrats is that we need 60 votes in the Senate which are not there! We ... either elect more Republican Senators in 2018 or change the rules now to 51%. Our country needs a good 'shutdown' in September to fix mess!

  4. Paul Nolte:

    There's so much in the background - trade, government shutdown, earnings season - you're going to have these big swings in the markets based on the latest data, (Investors) are getting more bearish and less optimistic about the outlook.

  5. Stann Kaplan:

    I actually filed for unemployment on Monday, when I did file, they asked me why I didn't file sooner. I just said I was just kind of waiting to see whether we get paid or whether this shutdown will end.

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