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What is another word for shut up?

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Verb
To be quiet, or to stop talking
“It occurred to me that he was talking and doing a lot of it, so I decided to shut up and listen.”
Verb
To suppress the noise or speech of
“Sensing trouble as the crowd grew more agitated, Maier pulled out his Luger and shot a round into the air to shut the crowd up.”
Verb
To confine in a space or area
“The jailer has been instructed to shut up the prisoners in their rooms at nine o'clock at night.”
Verb
To close or bolt an entrance or opening
“Drop the gas in, and shut the door up tight so none of the fumes can get out.”
Verb
To close down a business
“If he found, with things in their present state, he had to shut up shop, he would have our sincere sympathy.”
Verb
To imprison, confine or incarcerate someone
Verb
To take refuge or seclude oneself
Verb
To store or shelve (something that is no longer used)
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To disprove or refute
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Verb
To stop the operations of, typically due to financial difficulty
Interjection
Used to tell someone to be quiet
Shut up! I'm trying to think.”
Interjection
Used to express disbelief
Shut up! Do you play the guitar? I never knew that.”
Adjective
Placed within
Adjective
In quarantine
Adjective
Closed in
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