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Meaning of SHUT UP

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  1. [v]  cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"
  2. [v]  refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent; "The children shut up when their father approached"
  3. [v]  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"
 Synonyms: be quiet, belt up, button up, clam up, close up, dummy up, hush, hush up, keep mum, lock, lock away, lock in, lock up, put away, quieten, shut away, silence, still
 Antonyms: louden, open up
 See Also: calm down, confine, conquer, curb, gag, gloss over, inhibit, lull, muzzle, shout down, shush, sleek over, stamp down, subdue, suppress, whitewash