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Synonyms for shut up

Synonyms for (verb) shut up

Synonyms: hush, hush up, still, shut up, silence, quieten Definition: cause to be quiet or not talk Usage: Please silence the children in the church!

Similar words: inhibit, curb, conquer, stamp down, subdue, suppress Definition: to put down by force or authority Usage: suppress a nascent uprising; stamp down on littering; conquer one's desires

Synonyms: shut away, shut up, lock, lock away, lock in, lock up, put away Definition: place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape Usage: The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend; She locked her jewels in the safe

Similar words: confine Definition: prevent from leaving or from being removed

Synonyms for (adjective) shut up

Synonyms: shut up, pent Definition: closely confined

Similar words: confined Definition: not free to move about