shut off

Definitions of shut off

v block off the passage through

“We shut off the valve”
block off, close off
Type of:
bar, barricade, block, block off, block up, blockade, stop
render unsuitable for passage

v isolate or separate

“She was shut off from the friends”
close off
curtain off
separate by means of a curtain
Type of:
divide, separate
make a division or separation

v stem the flow of

shut off the gas when you leave for a vacation”
close off
Type of:
cease, discontinue, give up, lay off, quit, stop
put an end to a state or an activity

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