shut+close

  • 161 shut down — verb Date: 1779 intransitive verb to settle so as to obscure vision ; close in < the night shut down early > transitive verb to make ineffective in competition < shut down the opposition s offensive line > …

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  • 162 shut off — verb Date: 1818 transitive verb 1. to close off ; separate usually used with from < shut off from the rest of the world > 2. a. to cut off (as flow or passage) ; stop < shuts off the oxygen supply > …

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  • 163 shut down — verb a) To close, terminate, or end They are planning to shut down the entire building at the end of the month. b) To turn off or stop. Its a good idea to shut down the machine before you leave. See Also …

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  • 164 shut in — Synonyms and related words: Diogenes, Hieronymian, Hieronymite, Timon of Athens, anchoress, anchorite, anchoritic, apoplectic, arthritic, ascetic, barred, bedridden invalid, beleaguer, beleaguered, beset, besiege, besieged, blockade, blockaded,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 165 shut — See: keep one s mouth shut, put up or shut up, close one s eyes …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 166 shut up shop — British 1) to stop working at the end of the day I was just about to shut up shop when Marie came in. 2) to close a business permanently They were finally forced to shut up shop last January …

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  • 167 close — See near, close. See close, shut See near, close …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 168 close —   1. Near. Kokoke, pili.   Also: aukukū, papa, ōpili, pilipili, ōkuma, kūkini, pipipi, pīna i.    ♦ Close friend, hoa pili.   2. Stuffy. Pa apū, ikiiki.   3. To shut. Ho opa a, pani, panipani, panikū, ūpiki.   4. To finish. Ho opau.    ♦ Close… …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 169 shut up shop — verb a) To bat defensively in the last innings of a match in order to force a draw when winning is not possible. This company decided to shut up shop in this country and move to America, where corporate taxes are lower. b) To close up shop; to… …

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  • 170 shut off — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. turn off, discontinue, put a stop to; see close 4 , stop 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I (or out) verb To cut off from sight: block (out), conceal, hide1, obscure, obstruct, screen, shroud. See SHOW. II or out verb See shut …

    English dictionary for students

  • 171 shut down — the plant is shutting down in August Syn: cease activity, close (down), cease operating, cease trading, be shut (down); turn off, switch off; informal fold; power down …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 172 close up — verb /kləʊzˈʌp/ a) To move people closer together. The crowd closed up and I couldnt get through to the train. b) To shut a building or a business for a period of time. We finally managed to close up the shop for the night at about 10 oclock …

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  • 173 close the TV — I Pakistani English refers to turning something on or off. This is due to the verbs for to open and to close being the same as the verbs for to turn on and to turn off in Urdu and other Pakistani languages. II Quebec English Turn/shut off the TV …

    English dialects glossary

  • 174 close up — n. photo taken from a close distance v. shut, lock; reduce profits …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 175 close down — /ˌkləυz daυn/ verb to shut a shop, factory or service for a long period or for ever ● The company is closing down its London office. ● The accident closed down the station for a period. ▪▪▪ ‘…the best thing would be to have a few more plants… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 176 close down — /ˌkləυz daυn/ verb 1. to shut a shop, factory or service for a long period or for ever ● The company is closing down its London office. ● The accident closed down the station for a period. 2. (ofashop,factoryorservice) to stop doing business or… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 177 close — verb To finish, bring to an end, conclude, terminate, complete, wind up; as, to close an account, a bargain, a trial, an estate, or public books, such as tax books. In accounting, to transfer the balance of a temporary or contra or adjunct… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 178 close — verb To finish, bring to an end, conclude, terminate, complete, wind up; as, to close an account, a bargain, a trial, an estate, or public books, such as tax books. In accounting, to transfer the balance of a temporary or contra or adjunct… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 179 close the door — or[bar the door] or[shut the door] {v. phr.} To prevent any more action or talk about a subject. * /The President s veto closed the door to any new attempt to pass the bill./ * /Joan was much hurt by what Mary said, and she closed the door on… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 180 shut one's eyes — See: CLOSE ONE S EYES …

    Dictionary of American idioms