close off

Other forms: closed off; closing off; closes off

Definitions of close off
  1. verb
    stem the flow of
    synonyms: shut off
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    type of:
    cease, discontinue, give up, lay off, quit, stop
    put an end to a state or an activity
  2. verb
    block off the passage through
    synonyms: block off, shut off
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    type of:
    bar, barricade, block, block off, block up, blockade, stop
    render unsuitable for passage
  3. verb
    isolate or separate
    synonyms: shut off
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    curtain off
    separate by means of a curtain
    type of:
    divide, separate
    make a division or separation
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