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 shut shut

adj

  • ( ) not open  ( closed, shut, unopen )
    not open
     the door slammed shut
    the door slammed shut
  • ( ) used especially of mouth or eyes  ( closed, shut )
    used especially of mouth or eyes
     he sat quietly with closed eyes
    he sat quietly with closed eyes
     his eyes were shut against the sunlight
    his eyes were shut against the sunlight
  • verb

  • ( ) move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut  ( close, shut )
    move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
     Close the door
    Close the door
     shut the window
    shut the window
  • ( ) become closed  ( close, shut )
    become closed
     The windows closed with a loud bang
    The windows closed with a loud bang
  • ( ) prevent from entering; shut out  ( exclude, keep out, shut, shut out )
    prevent from entering; shut out
     The trees were shutting out all sunlight
    The trees were shutting out all sunlight
     This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country
    This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country


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