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shut
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 13
1. Closed or fastened; as, a shut door.
2. Rid; clear; free; as, to get shut of a person.
3. 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.
Part of Speech: imperfect, past participle
1. of Shut
Part of Speech: noun
1. The act or time of shutting; close; as, the shut of a door.
2. A door or cover; a shutter.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To close itself; to become closed; as, the door shuts; it shuts hard.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To close so as to hinder ingress or egress; as, to shut a door or a gate; to shut one's eyes or mouth.
2. To forbid entrance into; to prohibit; to bar; as, to shut the ports of a country by a blockade.
3. To preclude; to exclude; to bar out.
4. 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.
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