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verb (shuts, shutting, shut, shut)
  1. (transitive) To close, to stop from being open.
  • Please the door.
  • The light was so bright I had to my eyes.
    1. (intransitive) To close, to stop being open.
  • If you wait too long, the automatic door will .
    1. (context, transitive or intransitive, Commonwealth) To close a business temporarily, or (of a business) to be closed.
  • The pharmacy is on Sunday.
  • Etymology: Old English scyttan

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