meaning of shut

1. of Shut
To close so as to hinder ingress or egress; as, to shut a door or a gate; to shut ones eyes or mouth.
To forbid entrance into; to prohibit; to bar; as, to shut the ports of a country by a blockade.
To preclude; to exclude; to bar out.
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.
To close itself; to become closed; as, the door shuts; it shuts hard.
Closed or fastened; as, a shut door.
Rid; clear; free; as, to get shut of a person.
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.
Cut off sharply and abruptly by a following consonant in the same syllable, as the English short vowels, /, /, /, /, /, always are.
The act or time of shutting; close; as, the shut of a door.
A door or cover; a shutter.
The line or place where two pieces of metal are united by welding.
move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the ">window"

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