HyperDic: shut_off

English > 3 senses of the expression shut off:
VERBstativeshut off, close offstem the flow of
motionshut off, close offisolate or separate
contactshut off, block off, close offblock off the passage through
English > shut off: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningstem the flow of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"shut off the gas when you leave for a vacation"
Synonymclose off
Broaderdiscontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay offput an end to a state or an activity
Spanishcerrar, cortar
English > shut off: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningisolate or separate.
PatternSomething ----s Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"She was shut off from the friends"
Synonymclose off
Narrowercurtain offseparate by means of a curtain
Broaderseparate, dividemake a division or separation
English > shut off: 3 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningblock off the passage through.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"We shut off the valve"
Synonymsblock off, close off
Broaderbarricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, barRender unsuitable for passage

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