English adjective: shut up
|1.||shut up closely confined|
English verb: shut up
|1.||shut up (communication) refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent|
|Samples||The children shut up when their father approached.|
|Synonyms||be quiet, belt up, button up, clam up, close up, dummy up, keep mum|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|
|2.||shut up (contact) place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape|
|Samples||The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend.|
She locked her jewels in the safe.
|Synonyms||lock, lock away, lock in, lock up, put away, shut away|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP
|3.||shut up (change) cause to be quiet or not talk|
|Samples||Please silence the children in the church!.|
|Synonyms||hush, hush up, quieten, silence, still|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Something ----s somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||conquer, curb, inhibit, stamp down, subdue, suppress|
|Narrower (hyponym)||calm down, gag, lull, muzzle, shout down, shush|
|Verb group||hush, pipe down, quiesce, quiet, quiet down, quieten|