What does shutting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shutting, closingnoun

    the act of closing something


  1. shutting

    Shutting refers to the act or process of closing or securing something such as a door, window, or business. It typically involves stopping the activity or operation of something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shutting

    of Shut

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shutting in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shutting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of shutting in a Sentence

  1. Everett Piper:

    The classical liberal is someone who stands for freedom, for liberty and for liberation. What we see today within the American academy is the shutting down of ideas. We see ideological fascism rather than academic freedom. The conservative voice is actually more classically liberal because we’re arguing for an open, robust exchange of ideas. Why? Because we can trust truth to judge the debate rather than politics or power.”

  2. Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser:

    Shutting down Metro for one workday was an inconvenience, shutting it down for months at a time will have far reaching consequences for riders and the entire region.

  3. Dave Morris:

    They keep turning the screw to my little cafe here. Im all about shutting everything down and controlling the virus, but Im not about shutting down just a small segment of society based on opinions...and not have any money.

  4. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Today the entire day the trading platform of SBI securities posed problem by not allowing its traders to transact while the market was falling. It is not coincidental but intentional to let companies to fall their share prices and loot investors money. SBI and other brokers get their huge commission for doing this shutting down

  5. Edwin Hubbel Chapin:

    Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth.

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