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