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Definition of "shut off" []

  • To stop or turn off by closing something (such as a valve). (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shut off" in a sentence
  • "Sandell quickly shut off his air conditioner to avoid sucking any noxious fumes into the cab."
  • "In the dualism of the Gnostic theories, on the other hand, the world is shut off from the supreme god, Bythos, who has nothing directly to do with human affairs before or after the incarnation."
  • "“He loves visitors,” Mrs. K said behind her hand to Geof and to me, as she moved aside and then closed the door and shut off the snowy world outside."