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Instead, insurers refused to pay, and Century 21 is shutting down after almost 60 years in business.

From Fortune

A day after Shanghai Disneyland’s closure, Hong Kong Disneyland shut down.

From Vox

Then on Sunday, Mayor London Breed shut down not just the Great Highway but the parking lots along Ocean Beach.

Heeding the advice of public health experts, they quickly shut down businesses, enacted shelter-in-place orders, and built up testing and contact tracing capacity.

Major Hollywood movie studios largely shut down film production in March.

From Fortune

And the series was implausibly shut out by both the Golden Globe and SAG Awards.

A train had actually arrived at the station but its doors were already shut.

“I was really sexually inexperienced, really sexually shut down,” she explained.

And so it was that the federal government did not shut down just when we all had visions of sugar plumbs dancing in our heads.

Human trials of the Ebola vaccine have been temporarily shut down due to adverse side effects.

Another crash, which nearly shut up his spine like a telescope, told him that there were no wings.

After his death crowds flocked to his grave to touch his holy monument, till the authorities caused the church yard to be shut.

The gnarled hands shut up into clenched fists, and the feeble voice trailed off in an agonized moan.

He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.

The Professor went straight home and shut himself up in his study.

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On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shut, such as: bar, lock, push, seal, cage, and confine.

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