Definition of Shut away

1. Verb. Place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape. "She locked her jewels in the safe"

Exact synonyms: Lock, Lock Away, Lock In, Lock Up, Put Away, Shut Up
Generic synonyms: Confine
Derivative terms: Lockup



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shut Away

shurikens
shush
shushed
shusher
shushers
shushes
shushing
shusse hiro
shut
shut-eye
shut-in
shut-in personality
shut-ins
shut-off
shut-offs
shut away (current term)
shut down
shut in
shut off
shut one's face
shut one's mouth
shut out
shut the door on
shut up
shut up(p)
shut up shop
shutdown
shutdowns
shute

Literary usage of Shut away

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Archbishop and the Lady by Mary Bradford Crowninshield (1900)
"... shut away from the world forever, he quenched any such weakness for the sake of that Lord and Master whom he served, and had ever served ..."

2. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.), National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, National Conference of Social Work (U.S.) (1898)
"He is bound to be shut away from nature in the city, but he need not be shut away from knowledge and the touch of the natural forces. ..."

3. Twenty Years with the Indicator by Thomas Pray (1888)
"The diagram, A, head, shows conclusively that the steam is shut away from ... The Indicator only tells the truth, and, if the steam is shut away from the ..."

4. Twenty Years with the Indicator: Being a Practical Textbook for the Engineer by Thomas Pray (1888)
"The diagram, A, head, shows conclusively that the steam is shut away from the piston ... The Indicator only tells the truth, and, if the steam is shut away ..."

5. Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, at the by National Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.). Session (1898)
"He is bound to be shut away from nature in the city, but he need not be shut away from knowledge and the touch of the natural forces. ..."

6. The Best British Short Stories of edited by John Cournos, Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1922)
"And because they can, they are different, and have to be shut away from the herd. But—but this woman. They've made a ghastly mistake —they've let her go ..."

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