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Verb: shut (shut,shutting)  shút
  1. Move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    "shut the window";
    - close
     
  2. Stop being open; become shut or obstructed
    "The windows shut with a loud bang";
    - close
     
  3. Prevent from entering; shut out
    "The trees were shutting out all sunlight";
    - exclude, keep out, shut out
Adjective: shut  shút
  1. Not open
    "the door slammed shut";
    - unopen, closed
     
  2. (used especially of mouth or eyes) not being used, not open
    "his eyes were shut against the sunlight";
    - closed

Derived forms: shut, shutting, shuts

See also: blinking, closed, compressed, shut in, shut up, squinched, squinting, tight, winking

Type of: change state, keep, prevent, turn

Antonym: open

Encyclopedia: Shut