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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exclude, keep out, shut out, shut(verb)

    prevent from entering; shut out

    "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country"


  1. shut out(Verb)

    To prevent from scoring; to perform a shutout.

  2. shut out(Verb)

    To close a door on someone, or to exclude.


  1. Shut Out

    "Shut Out" is a single from the Paul Jabara album of the same name and features special guest vocals by Donna Summer. On the album, it is used as the first half of a medley another with another song called "Heaven is a Disco." Paul Jabara would later be responsible for writing two of Summer's biggest hits - Last Dance" and the duet with Barbra Streisand "No More Tears."

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  1. shut out

    Read the full text of the Shut Out poem by Christina Georgina Rossetti on the Poetry.com website.

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How to say shut out in sign language?

  1. shutout


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shut out in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shut out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of shut out in a Sentence

  1. Douglas Alexander:

    The principle fuel in UKIP's tank is more anti-politics than anti-Europeanism, There's a deep anger in the way that the country's run and who it's run for and people feel shut out of the economy and ignored by politics. .

  2. Prime Minister Stefan Lofven:

    The idea was never - never - that European cooperation would be a way to shut out people who are fleeing.

  3. William Osler:

    Shut out all of your past except that which will help you weather your tomorrows.

  4. Prince Harry:

    I thought what came through was a very genuine, very loving young couple, working hard to make the best of a pretty difficult road. prince Harry's got to stop feeling sorry for Prince Harry and look at the positives -- shut out the criticism, just ignore it as Prince Harry father has done, and get on with the work, get on with the job.

  5. Tiger Woods:

    I hit the ball halfway decent today... so I wasn't disappointed with that, again, just did not putt well and didn't make a birdie today. I got shut out. It was just a bad week.

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