HyperDic: shut_in

English > 1 sense of the expression shut in:
VERBcontactshut in, enclose, close in, inclosesurround completely
English > shut in: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
MeaningSurround completely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsenclose, close in, inclose
Narrowerbankenclose with a bank
casketenclose in a casket / casket
corralenclose in a corral
dike, dykeenclose with a dike
embower, bowerenclose in a bower
encapsulateenclose in a capsule or other small container
encase, incase, caseenclose in, or as if in, a case
enshrine, shrineenclose in a shrine
fence, fence inenclose with a fence
fortify, fortenclose by or as if by a fortification
frame, frame in, borderenclose in or as if in a frame
glass, glass inenclose with glass
hedge, hedge inenclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges
immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat upenclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
rope in, rope off, cordon offdivide by means of a rope
tuck, insertfit snugly into
wall in, wall upenclose with a wall
Broadersurround, environ, ring, skirt, borderExtend on all sides of simultaneously
See alsoshutmove so that an opening or passage is obstructed
Spanishcercar, encerrar, rodear
Catalanenvoltar, tancar, voltar

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