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  • 81 shut his mouth — close his mouth, stop talking …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 82 shut up shop — close a business; go on strike, stop working …

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  • 83 shut something up — close all doors and windows of a building or room, typically because it will be unoccupied for some time …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 84 close — close1 W1S1 [kləuz US klouz] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(shut)¦ 2¦(move parts together)¦ 3¦(shut for period of time)¦ 4¦(stop operating)¦ 5¦(end)¦ 6 close an account 7¦(in money markets)¦ 8 close a deal/sale/contract etc 9¦(offer finishes)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 85 close — closable, closeable /kloh zeuh beuhl/, adj. closely /klohs lee/, adv. closeness /klohs nis/, n. v. /klohz/; adj., adv. /klohs/ or, for 56, /klohz/; n. /klohz/ for 66, 67, 70 72, 74, 75, /klohs/ for 68, 69, 73, v., closed …

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  • 86 shut — shut1 W2S1 [ʃʌt] v past tense and past participle shut present participle shutting [: Old English; Origin: scyttan] 1.) [I and T] to close something, or to become closed ▪ Shut the window, Ellen! ▪ I heard his bedroom door shut. ▪ She lay down on …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 87 shut down — verb cease to operate or cause to cease operating (Freq. 2) The owners decided to move and to close the factory My business closes every night at 8 P.M. close up the shop • Syn: ↑close up, ↑close, ↑fold, ↑c …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 88 close — Synonyms and related words: Autobahn, Spartan, US highway, abandonment, abbreviated, abort, about, about to be, abridged, abstruse, accented, accommodate, accost, accurate, adjacent, adjust, advance, agree, airless, airtight, alert, all but,… …

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  • 89 shut — shut1 [ ʃʌt ] (past tense and past participle shut) verb *** 1. ) transitive to close something, for example a door, window, or drawer: Please shut the door behind you. Shut the gate or the dog will get out. Don t worry about the curtains, I ll… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 90 close — verb (closed, closing) –verb (t) /kloʊz / (say klohz) 1. to stop or obstruct (a gap, entrance, aperture, etc.). 2. to stop or obstruct the entrances, apertures, or gaps in. 3. to shut in or surround on all sides; enclose; cover in. 4. to refuse… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 91 shut — [c]/ʃʌt / (say shut) verb (shut, shutting) –verb (t) 1. to put (a door, cover, etc.) in position to close or obstruct. 2. Also, shut up. to close the doors of: shut up the shop. 3. to close by folding or bringing the parts together: shut your… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 92 shut — v. (shutting; past and past part. shut) 1 tr. a move (a door, window, lid, lips, etc.) into position so as to block an aperture (shut the lid). b close or seal (a room, window, box, eye, mouth, etc.) by moving a door etc. (shut the box). 2 intr.… …

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  • 93 close — I adj., adv. /klous/ near 1) close to (close to tears; we live close to town; close to the truth) stingy (colloq.) 2) close with (close with one s money) secretive 3) close about (close about one s past) on intimate terms 4) close to, with (close …

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  • 94 shut — v 1. close, close up, close off, seal, seal up, seal off, occlude, obturate; lock, padlock, bolt, latch. 2. block, obstruct, occlude, barricade, blockade, stand in the way; stop, stay, arrest; clog, choke, congest, jam; impede, hinder, get in the …

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  • 95 close — 1 verb 1 SHUT (I, T) to shut something so that there is no longer a space or hole, or to become shut in this way: Ann closed her book and stood up. | close a door/window/gate: Would you mind if I closed the window? | close the… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 96 shut — 1 /SVt/ verb past tense and past participle past tense and past participle shut present participle shutting 1 (I, T) to close something, or to become closed: The door shut with a bang. | She lay down on her bed and shut her eyes. | Laruelle put… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 97 close up — Synonyms and related words: approach, bang, bar, barricade, batten, batten down, block, block up, blockade, bolt, boom shot, button, button up, cap, carry to completion, cease, center, centralize, chock, choke, choke off, cicatrize, clap, clean… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 98 shut — I UK [ʃʌt] / US verb Word forms shut : present tense I/you/we/they shut he/she/it shuts present participle shutting past tense shut past participle shut *** 1) [transitive] to close something, for example a door, window, or drawer Please shut the …

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  • 99 close — v. [[t]kloʊz[/t]] adj., adv. [[t]kloʊs[/t]] n. [[t]kloʊz[/t]] for 66, 67, 70–72, 74, 75, [[t]kloʊs[/t]] for 68, 69, 73 v. closed, clos•ing, 1) to put (something) in a position to obstruct an entrance or opening; shut 2) to stop or obstruct (a gap …

    From formal English to slang

  • 100 close — I adjective 1) the town is close to Joliette Syn: near, adjacent to; in the vicinity of, in the neighborhood of, within reach of; neighboring, adjoining, abutting, alongside, on the doorstep, a stone s throw (away) from/to, a hop, skip, and a… …

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