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English Dictionary: Shut by the DICT Development Group
5 results for Shut
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. not open; "the door slammed shut" [syn: shut, unopen, closed]
    Antonym(s): open, unfastened
  2. used especially of mouth or eyes; "he sat quietly with closed eyes"; "his eyes were shut against the sunlight"
    Synonym(s): closed, shut
    Antonym(s): open, opened
  1. move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window"
    Synonym(s): close, shut
    Antonym(s): open, open up
  2. become closed; "The windows closed with a loud bang"
    Synonym(s): close, shut
    Antonym(s): open, open up
  3. prevent from entering; shut out; "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country"
    Synonym(s): exclude, keep out, shut out, shut
    Antonym(s): admit, include, let in
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Shut \Shut\, a.
      1. Closed or fastened; as, a shut door.
      2. Rid; clear; free; as, to get shut of a person. [Now
            dialectical or local, Eng. & U.S.] --L'Estrange.
      3. (Phon.)
            (a) 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.
                  --H. Sweet.
            (b) Cut off sharply and abruptly by a following consonant
                  in the same syllable, as the English short vowels,
                  [acr], [ecr], [icr], [ocr], [ucr], always are.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Shut \Shut\, n.
      The act or time of shutting; close; as, the shut of a door.
               Just then returned at shut of evening flowers.
      2. A door or cover; a shutter. [Obs.] --Sir I. Newton.
      3. The line or place where two pieces of metal are united by
      {Cold shut}, the imperfection in a casting caused by the
            flowing of liquid metal upon partially chilled metal;
            also, the imperfect weld in a forging caused by the
            inadequate heat of one surface under working.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Shut \Shut\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shut}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Shutting}.] [OE. shutten, schutten, shetten, schitten, AS.
      scyttan to shut or lock up (akin to D. schutten, G.
      sch[81]tzen to protect), properly, to fasten with a bolt or
      bar shot across, fr. AS. sce[a2]tan to shoot. [root]159. See
      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.
                     Shall that be shut to man which to the beast Is
                     open?                                                --Milton.
      3. To preclude; to exclude; to bar out. [bd]Shut from every
            shore.[b8] --Dryden.
      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.
      {To shut in}.
            (a) To inclose; to confine. [bd]The Lord shut him in.[b8]
                  --Cen. vii. 16.
            (b) To cover or intercept the view of; as, one point shuts
                  in another.
      {To shut off}.
            (a) To exclude.
            (b) To prevent the passage of, as steam through a pipe, or
                  water through a flume, by closing a cock, valve, or
      {To shut out}, to preclude from entering; to deny admission
            to; to exclude; as, to shut out rain by a tight roof.
      {To shut together}, to unite; to close, especially to close
            by welding.
      {To shut up}.
            (a) To close; to make fast the entrances into; as, to shut
                  up a house.
            (b) To obstruct. [bd]Dangerous rocks shut up the
                  passage.[b8] --Sir W. Raleigh.
            (c) To inclose; to confine; to imprison; to fasten in; as,
                  to shut up a prisoner.
                           Before faith came, we were kept under the law,
                           shut up unto the faith which should afterwards
                           be revealed.                                 --Gal. iii.
            (d) To end; to terminate; to conclude.
                           When the scene of life is shut up, the slave
                           will be above his master if he has acted better.
            (e) To unite, as two pieces of metal by welding.
            (f) To cause to become silent by authority, argument, or

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Shut \Shut\, v. i.
      To close itself; to become closed; as, the door shuts; it
      shuts hard.
      {To shut up}, to cease speaking. [Colloq.] --T. Hughes.
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