shut up

Definitions of shut up
  1. verb
    cause to be quiet or not talk
    synonyms: hush, hush up, quieten, silence, still
    hush, pipe down, quiesce, quiet, quiet down, quieten
    become quiet or quieter
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    cause to become loud
    become louder
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    silence (someone) by uttering 'shush!'
    calm down, lull
    become quiet or less intensive
    shout down
    silence or overwhelm by shouting
    gag, muzzle
    prevent from speaking out
    type of:
    conquer, curb, inhibit, stamp down, subdue, suppress
    to put down by force or authority
  2. verb
    refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent
    synonyms: be quiet, belt up, button up, clam up, close up, dummy up, keep mum
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    open up
    talk freely and without inhibition
  3. verb
    place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
    synonyms: lock, lock away, lock in, lock up, put away, shut away
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    type of:
    prevent from leaving or from being removed
  4. adjective
    closely confined
    synonyms: pent
    not free to move about
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