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English verb: shut down

1. shut down (social) cease to operate or cause to cease operating


SamplesThe owners decided to move and to close the factory.
My business closes every night at 8 P.M..
Close up the shop.


ExamplesThe business is going to shut down


Synonymsclose, close down, close up, fold


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)adjourn, retire, withdraw


Antonymsopen, open up









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