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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


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


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

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

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