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English verb: seal off

1. seal off (contact) make tight; secure against leakage


SamplesSeal the windows.


ExamplesThey want to seal off the doors


Synonymsseal


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)close, shut


Narrower (hyponym)calk, caulk, pack, reseal, waterproof


Verb groupseal

2. seal off (competition) impose a blockade on


Synonymsblockade


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)beleaguer, besiege, circumvent, hem in, surround









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