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Shut meaning

shut - 14 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Shut
  2. 2. To close so as to hinder ingress or egress; as, to shut a door or a gate; to shut one's eyes or mouth.
  3. 3. To forbid entrance into; to prohibit; to bar; as, to shut the ports of a country by a blockade.
  4. 4. To preclude; to exclude; to bar out.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. To close itself; to become closed; as, the door shuts; it shuts hard.
  7. 7. Closed or fastened; as, a shut door.
  8. 8. Rid; clear; free; as, to get shut of a person.
  9. 9. 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.
  10. 10. The act or time of shutting; close; as, the shut of a door.
  11. 11. A door or cover; a shutter.
  12. 12. The line or place where two pieces of metal are united by welding.
  13. 13. Cut off sharply and abruptly by a following consonant in the same syllable, as the English short vowels, always are.
  14. 14. To close.

shut - examples of usage

  1. The Colonel shut the door. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. Everything was shut away from her. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. " Shut up, you old fool. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
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