shut+close

  • 141 close — kləʊs n. end, conclusion; act of closing; enclosed area; plug v. shut; be shut; finish, complete adj. near, adjacent; intimate; careful; oppressive; secretive; stingy; dense, compact; tight fitting; crowded adv. nearby, close by; closely nice… …

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  • 142 shut — verb please shut the door shut down shut in shut out shut up Syn: close, pull/push to, slam, fasten; put the lid on, bar, lock, secure …

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  • 143 close - near — If something is near, near to, or close to a place or thing, it is a short distance from it. When close has this meaning, it is pronounced . I live now in Reinfeld, which is near Lübeck. I stood very …

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  • 144 shut — verb please shut the door Syn: close, pull to, push to, slam, fasten, put the lid on, lock, secure Ant: open, unlock Phrases: shut down shut up …

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  • 145 close the door on — I close the door on (or to) see door II close (or shut) the door on (or to) exclude the opportunity for she had closed the door on ever finding out what he was feeling * * * close the door on see ↑door • • • Main Entry …

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  • 146 Shut Up (Nick Lachey song) — Single infobox Name = Shut Up Artist = Nick Lachey from Album = SoulO Released = September 2003 (U.S.) Format = Digital download Recorded = Hollywood, California Genre = Pop Length = 3:17 Label = Universal Music Producer = Nick Lachey, Matrix… …

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  • 147 shut up — 1) stop talking Please shut up and let someone else speak for a change. 2) close the doors and windows of a building for a period of time We decided to shut up our cottage for the summer as we would not use it anymore. 3) confine We have to shut… …

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  • 148 shut up shop — phrasal : to cease or suspend an operation or activity the committee decided to shut up shop, at least for the present Atlantic even the city s criminals seem to have shut up shop for the occasion S.E.Hyman * * * see shop * * * shut up ˈshop… …

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  • 149 close confining — confined confined adj. 1. having movement restricted to within a certain area; usually a building. Opposite of {unconfined}. Note: [Narrower terms: {claustrophobic}; {close, confining}; {homebound, housebound, shut in}; {in childbed(prenominal)}; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 150 shut down — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. close up, close down, shut up, abandon; see stop 1 …

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  • 151 close — [13] Close originally entered English as a verb. It came from clos , the past participial stem of Old French clore ‘shut’, which was a descendant of Latin claudere (related to Latin clāvis ‘key’, from which English gets clavier, clavichord,… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 152 close — [13] Close originally entered English as a verb. It came from clos , the past participial stem of Old French clore ‘shut’, which was a descendant of Latin claudere (related to Latin clāvis ‘key’, from which English gets clavier, clavichord,… …

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  • 153 close vs closed —   As an adjective close means nearby.   For example: She stood close to the exit so that it would be easy to leave at the end of the concert.   As a verb to close means to shut.   For example: At the beginning of the performance the ushers close… …

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  • 154 Close — This interesting name, with the variants Cluse, Closs, Clowes and Clowser, is of early medieval English origin, and has two possible interpretations. Firstly, it may be a topographical surname for someone living in an enclosed place, such as (in… …

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  • 155 shut — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. close, fold; imprison, confine; silence; cease operations, terminate; bar, exclude, blockade. See closure. Ant., open. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. closed, stopped, locked, fastened; see tight 2 . v …

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  • 156 close one's eyes to — phrasal : to deliberately ignore : decline to acknowledge * * * close one s eyes to To ignore or disregard purposely • • • Main Entry: ↑close * * * I see eye II close (or shut) one s eyes to refuse to notice or acknowledge something unwelcome or …

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  • 157 close one's eyes — or[shut one s eyes] {v. phr.} To refuse to see or think about. * /The park is beautiful if you shut your eyes to the litter./ * /The ice was very thin, but the boys shut their eyes to the danger and went skating./ Compare: OPEN ONE S EYES …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 158 shut — See: KEEP ONE S MOUTH SHUT, PUT UP or SHUT UP, CLOSE ONE S EYES …

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  • 159 close one's eyes — or[shut one s eyes] {v. phr.} To refuse to see or think about. * /The park is beautiful if you shut your eyes to the litter./ * /The ice was very thin, but the boys shut their eyes to the danger and went skating./ Compare: OPEN ONE S EYES …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 160 shut — See: KEEP ONE S MOUTH SHUT, PUT UP or SHUT UP, CLOSE ONE S EYES …

    Dictionary of American idioms