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Definition 1: block off the passage through - [verb of contact]

Samples where close off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We shut off the valve

Synonyms for close off in the sense of this definition

(close off is a kind of ...) render unsuitable for passage

"block the way" "barricade the streets" "stop the busy road"

Definition 2: isolate or separate - [verb of motion]

Samples where close off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She was shut off from the friends

Synonyms for close off in the sense of this definition

(close off is a kind of ...) make a division or separation

(... is a kind of close off ) separate by means of a curtain

Definition 3: stem the flow of - [verb of stative]

Samples where close off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • shut off the gas when you leave for a vacation

Synonyms for close off in the sense of this definition

(close off is a kind of ...) put an end to a state or an activity

"Quit teasing your little brother"

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