What is another word for shutting off?

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Present participle for to turn or switch off (a switch or tap)
“The sun seemed to have spent itself and, as if someone had shut off the switch, became its purple, gloomy self again.”
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Present participle for to section off a physical space or area
“Police would shut off the area, set up roadblocks, and call on the occupants to surrender.”
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Present participle for to abandon or discontinue (a course of action or study)
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“Bryan says that he plans to shut off talks until after the season if the two sides don't come to an agreement.”
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Present participle for to close or block an opening
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Present participle for to stop operating
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Present participle for seclude
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Present participle for to confine or enclose within a wall or barricade
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Present participle for to shut off from view
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Present participle for to make (someone or something) late or slow
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Present participle for to prohibit the participation, consideration, or inclusion of
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Present participle for to encircle and hem in, typically in a hostile fashion
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Present participle for to enclose or isolate (within) an area, especially with a fence
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Present participle for to defeat, subdue or overcome with superior strength
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The process of blocking or obstructing, or something that blocks or obstructs
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