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adjective as in forbidden

adjective as in impermissible

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He said it would have to be closed down because it was no longer a safe place to house refugees.

Prince Charles has closed down his small free-range egg business after 24 of his beloved hens were killed by a fox.

Years later, though, the study closed down, citing "enrollment challenges," after only two patients signed on.

Severely damaged by this outpouring of “grief,” it closed down for good some weeks later.

Something closed down in me, then came to life again with a passion when I was 16.

Then, as night closed down, White Otter left his companions and seated himself at the edge of the grove.

Within a minute the fog had closed down again, but the glimpse had been enough to give the captain his bearings.

Frederick's lips closed down upon the girl's, and the dark hair of the student mingled with the red curls of the squatter.

The rivalry between the two groups became so violent that in 1767 the government intervened and closed down Grand Lodge.

But the fog of a fresh despair streamed up from the rain, and its clouds closed down upon him.


On this page you'll find 126 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to closed-down, such as: asleep, comatose, inert, inoperative, latent, and passive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.