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Shut (disambiguation)

¦ verb (shuts, shutting; past and past participle shut)
1. move or cause to move into position to block an opening.
block an opening into (something) by moving a lid or similar participle
(usu. shut someone/thing in/out) confine or exclude by closing something such as a door.
(shut someone out) prevent an opponent from scoring in a game.
2. fold or bring together the sides or parts of.
3. make or become unavailable for business or service.
(shut down or shut something down) cease or cause something to cease business or operation.
4. (shut off or shut something off) stop or cause something to stop flowing or working.
5. (shut up or shut someone up) informal stop or cause someone to stop talking.
be (or get) shut of informal be (or get) rid of.
shut up shop cease trading.
OE scyttan 'put (a bolt) in position to hold fast', of W. Gmc origin; related to shoot.
1) (D; tr.) to shut on (to shut the door on smb.)
2) (D; tr.) to shut to (they shut their eyes to poverty)
·noun A door or cover; a shutter.
II. Shut ·Impf & ·p.p. of Shut.
III. Shut ·adj Closed or fastened; as, a shut door.
IV. Shut ·adj Rid; clear; free; as, to get shut of a person.
V. Shut ·noun The act or time of shutting; close; as, the shut of a door.
VI. Shut ·noun The line or place where two pieces of metal are united by welding.
VII. Shut ·vi To close itself; to become closed; as, the door shuts; it shuts hard.
VIII. Shut ·vt To Preclude; to Exclude; to bar out.
IX. Shut ·vt To close so as to hinder ingress or egress; as, to shut a door or a gate; to shut one's eyes or mouth.
X. Shut ·vt To fold together; to close over, as the fingers; to close by bringing the parts together; as, to shut the hand; to shut a book.
XI. Shut ·adj Cut off sharply and abruptly by a following consonant in the same syllable, as the English short vowels, /, /, /, /, /, always are.
XII. Shut ·vt To forbid entrance into; to Prohibit; to Bar; as, to shut the ports of a country by a blockade.
XIII. Shut ·adj Formed by complete closure of the mouth passage, and with the nose passage remaining closed; stopped, as are the mute consonants, p, t, k, b, d, and hard g.



Shut may refer to:

  • Yana Shut (born 1997), Belarusian snooker and pool player.
  • Shut (1988 film), directed by Andrei Andreyevich Eshpai.
  • Shut (2009 film), starring Lee Baxter.
  • Shut or šwt, "shadow", an Ancient Egyptian concept of the soul or spirit.
Pronunciation examples for shut
1. Shut up, shut up, shut up!
Gran Torino
2. Shut up! Shut up!
Prince of Persia.The Sands of Time. (2010)
3. shut up, shut up.
Hacking Public Speaking - Do You Talk Funny _ David Nihill _ Talks at Google
4. shut.
Uncle Drew _ Chris Webber, Lisa Leslie & Nate Robinson _ Talks at Google
5. shut.
Ryan Reynolds _ Deadpool _ Talks at Google
Examples of use of shut
1. When Abdel–Rahman told him to Shut up,‘‘ Ibrahim replied, Don‘t tell me to shut up.
2. NewsTeam4 Anchorwoman: What, how dare ... AS: Shut up, all of you, just shut up!
3. Program shut down÷ Kanal D shut down the program hosted by Yasemin Bozkurt following the incident.
4. The reactor was not shut down in panic, it was shut down because the experiment was over.
5. If schools in Gush Katif are shut down, we will shut down the rest of the schools in the country.