Meaning of SHUT in English


noun a door or cover; a shutter.

2. shut ·impf & ·p.p. of shut.

3. shut ·adj closed or fastened; as, a shut door.

4. shut ·adj rid; clear; free; as, to get shut of a person.

5. shut ·noun the act or time of shutting; close; as, the shut of a door.

6. shut ·noun the line or place where two pieces of metal are united by welding.

7. shut ·vi to close itself; to become closed; as, the door shuts; it shuts hard.

8. shut ·vt to preclude; to exclude; to bar out.

9. shut ·vt to close so as to hinder ingress or egress; as, to shut a door or a gate; to shut one's eyes or mouth.

10. shut ·vt 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.

11. shut ·adj cut off sharply and abruptly by a following consonant in the same syllable, as the english short vowels, /, /, /, /, /, always are.

12. shut ·vt to forbid entrance into; to prohibit; to bar; as, to shut the ports of a country by a blockade.

13. shut ·adj 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.

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