What does shut up mean?

Definitions for shut up

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word shut up.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pent, shut up(p)(verb)

    closely confined

  2. close up, clam up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mum(verb)

    refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent

    "The children shut up when their father approached"

  3. lock in, lock away, lock, put away, shut up, shut away, lock up(verb)

    place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape

    "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe"

  4. hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up(verb)

    cause to be quiet or not talk

    "Please silence the children in the church!"

Wiktionary

  1. shut up(Verb)

    To close (a building) so that no one can enter.

  2. shut up(Verb)

    To terminate (a business).

  3. shut up(Verb)

    To enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave.

  4. shut up(Verb)

    To put (an object) in a secure enclosed place.

  5. shut up(Verb)

    Of a person, to stop talking or (of a person or thing) making noise.

  6. shut up(Verb)

    I don't believe it!, no way!

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shut up in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shut up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marcel Marceau:

    It's good to shut up sometimes.

  2. Chris Christie:

    Sometimes people need to be told to sit down and shut up.

  3. J. B. Yeats:

    Personality is born out of pain. It is the fire shut up in the flint.

  4. Alex Fradkin:

    They have so much to say, if I can shut up for a minute with them and just listen, they have so much that just comes out.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    We are shut up in schools and college recitation rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bellyful of words and do not know a thing.

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Translations for shut up

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  • bly stilAfrikaans
  • إخرس, اسكت, صه, سكر تمكArabic
  • заткніцесяBelarusian
  • млъкниBulgarian
  • mlčte, drž hubu, mlč, držte hubuCzech
  • cau dy gegWelsh
  • hold kæftDanish
  • halt dein Maul, halt's Maul, halt den Mund, halt die Klappe, den Mund halten, halt die Fresse, halt den Rand, halte den Mund, halt den Rand, Halt die KlappeGerman
  • βούλωσέ το, σκάσε, άντε, σκασμός, έλαGreek
  • silentuEsperanto
  • cerrar, cállese, guardar, callarse, callad, silencio, cerrar la boca, encerrar, callar, cierra la boca, cállate la boca, cállate, resguardar, cállanse, clausurarSpanish
  • suu kinniEstonian
  • زر نزن, خفه شو, خفه شدن, خفه کردنPersian
  • sulkea, vaieta, hiljentää, vaientaa, vangita, hiljetä, lukita, teljetäFinnish
  • renfermer, taire, enfermer, se taire, fermer, tais-toiFrench
  • סתום ת'פה, סתום, שתוקHebrew
  • चुप रहो!Hindi
  • elhallgat, elhallgattat, pofa be, elkussol, becsap, csend legyen, befogja a pofáját, bezár, bekussol, nem mondod, befejez, kussol, becsuk, befogja a száját, lezár, micsoda, elnémul, fogd be, elzár, kussHungarian
  • սո՛ւս մնաArmenian
  • zitti, stai zitto, taci, ma va!, tacere, state zitti, silenzio, tacete, sta 'zittoItalian
  • たたむ, うそ, 黙らせる, お黙り, 静かにする, お静かに, 封印する, だまれ, うるさい, 監禁する, 封鎖Japanese
  • მოკეტეGeorgian
  • 시끄럽다Korean
  • tacete, taceo, conticeo, taceLatin
  • užsičiaupk, nutilk, užsičiaupkite, tylėkite, tylėk, nutilkiteLithuanian
  • senyap, diamMalay
  • zwijgen, kop dicht, hou je bek, stilvallen, hou je smoel, hou je kopDutch
  • hold kjeft, avslutte, det mener du ikke, låse av, låse inn, kjeften, låse, ti stille, hold tåta, kjeft, holde kjeft, hold munn, stengeNorwegian
  • nizghééʼNavajo, Navaho
  • ਚੁੱਪ ਕਰ!Panjabi, Punjabi
  • zamknąć, zamknąć się, zamknij ryj, zamknijcie ryje, zamknij się, stul dziób, zamknijcie się, stul pysk, zamknij dupę, nie gadaj!, morda w kubełPolish
  • cala-te, calar-se, calar a boca, cale a boca, calar, cala a boca, cale-se, mentira!Portuguese
  • taci, taci din gurăRomanian
  • закрой рот, замолчи, закройте рот, заткнуть, заткнитесь, заткнуться, запереть, заткнись, замолчитеRussian
  • šuti!, zaveži!, začepi!, gubica, muči!, gubecSerbo-Croatian
  • mbylle gojën, qetësi, shëtAlbanian
  • håll mun, låsa, seriöst, stänga, bura in, tiga, kväsa, tig, du skojar, håll tyst, låsa in, tysta, håll käften, vad säger du, slå igenSwedish
  • வாயை மூடுTamil
  • tago, kulong, tumahimik ka!, sara, lagay, hindi nga!Tagalog
  • çenesini kapatmak, kilitlemek, kes sesini, kapa çeneni, susmak, kapatmak, ne diyorsun, inanmıyorum, susturmak, sus, hapsetmekTurkish

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