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Definitions of shut

  1. To close itself; to be closed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To close so as to hinder ingress or egress; as, to shut a door or a gate; to shut one's eyes or mouth. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To forbid entrance into; to prohibit; to bar; as, to shut the ports of a country by a blockade. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To fold together; to close over, as the fingers; to close by bringing the parts together; as, to shut the hand; to shut a book. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To close so as to prevent entrance or exit; to bar; as, to shut the ports of a country; exclude; to fold or close together, as an umbrella or a book; to imprison or confine: with in, up, within, etc.; as, to shut up a convict. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To close, as a door: to forbid entrance into: to contract or close. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To close. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To close; stop; obstruct. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. To bar out; excude. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. To keep in; confine. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To obscure; hide. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. To close itself; to become closed; as, the door shuts; it shuts hard. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To become closed. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. To close itself:-pr.p. shutting; pa.t. and pa.p. shut. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. prevent from entering; shut out; "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. become closed; "The windows closed with a loud bang" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. To be closed. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. To close; to bar; to exclude. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. To close so as to prevent entrance or exit; to close or stop up for defence or security; to forbid entrance into; to contract; not to keep expanded; to close itself. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. Shutting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. The act or time of shutting; close; as, the shut of a door. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A door or cover; a shutter. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. The line or place where two pieces of metal are united by welding. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. The act of closing; a shutter. To shut in, to confine. To shut out, to exclude. To shut up, to close; to obstruct; to confine; to conclude. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. not open; "the door slammed shut" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. Closed or fastened; as, a shut door. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. Rid; clear; free; as, to get shut of a person. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. Formed by complete closure of the mouth passage, and with the nose passage remaining closed; stopped, as are the mute consonants, p, t, k, b, d, and hard g. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. Made fast or closed. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. Rid; dull; stopped. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. Shut. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for shut

  1. I can't die here shut up with all these sick people. – Lovey Mary by Alice Hegan Rice
  2. Is the door shut Rodd? – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
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