shut in

Definitions of shut in

v surround completely

close in, enclose, inclose
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insert, tuck
fit snugly into
wall in, wall up
enclose with a wall
bower, embower
enclose in a bower
enshrine, shrine
enclose in a shrine
case, encase, incase
enclose in, or as if in, a case
bury, eat up, immerse, swallow, swallow up
enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
border, frame, frame in
enclose in or as if in a frame
glass, glass in
enclose with glass
enclose with a bank
dike, dyke
enclose with a dike
enclose in a capsule or other small container
fence, fence in
enclose with a fence
cordon off, rope in, rope off
divide by means of a rope
enclose in a casket
enclose in a corral
fort, fortify
enclose by or as if by a fortification
hedge, hedge in
enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges
brick in, brick over, brick up
wall up with brick
arrange in a container
box, package
put into a box
put in a sack
put into a crate; as for protection
fortify by surrounding with trenches
fortify by furnishing with battlements for defense
Type of:
border, environ, ring, skirt, surround
extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

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