shut away - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyshut away
he/she/itshuts away
present participleshutting away
past tenseshut away
past participleshut away
  1. to put someone in a place where they are kept apart from other people

    Don’t shut yourself away all day in your room.

See also main entry: shut