shut

Definitions of shut
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v move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut

shut the window”
Synonyms:
close
close
become closed
Antonyms:
open, open up
cause to open or to become open
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snap
close with a snapping motion
slat
close the slats of (windows)
bang, slam
close violently
shutter
close with shutters
draw
move or pull so as to cover or uncover something
roll up
close (a car window) by causing it to move up, as with a handle
bung
close with a cork or stopper
seal, seal off
make tight; secure against leakage
reseal
seal again
waterproof
make watertight
calk, caulk
seal with caulking
pack
seal with packing

v prevent from entering; shut out

“The trees were shutting out all sunlight”
Synonyms:
exclude, keep out, shut out
Antonyms:
admit, include, let in
allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of
accept, admit, take, take on
admit into a group or community
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curse, excommunicate, unchurch
exclude from a church or a religious community
lock out
prevent employees from working during a strike
ostracise, ostracize
avoid speaking to or dealing with
boycott
refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with
Type of:
keep, prevent
stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state

v become closed

Synonyms:
close
close
move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
Antonyms:
open, open up
become open
Type of:
change state, turn
undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

adj not open

“the door slammed shut
Synonyms:
closed, unopen
closed
not open or affording passage or access
Antonyms:
open, unfastened
affording unobstructed entrance and exit; not shut or closed
ajar
slightly open
wide-open
open wide
open
affording free passage or access
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adj used especially of mouth or eyes

“his eyes were shut against the sunlight”
Synonyms:
closed
blinking, winking
closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly
compressed, tight
pressed tightly together
squinched, squinting
having eyes half closed in order to see better
Antonyms:
open, opened
used of mouth or eyes
agape, gaping
with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe
agaze, staring
(used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder
wide, wide-eyed
(used of eyes) fully open or extended
yawning
with the mouth wide open indicating boredom or sleepiness
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