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To close or lock something - synonyms or related words

close off

to prevent people from entering a place, using a road etc

close up

to lock the doors of a building or business

lock out

to prevent someone from coming into a room or building by locking the door

lock up

to lock all the doors and windows of a building so that no one can get in

lock

verb

to fasten something such as a door or a container, usually with a key, so that other people cannot open it

shut

verb

to close something, for example a door, window, or drawer

close

verb

if you close something, or if it closes, it moves to cover an open area

lock

verb

to become fastened with a lock

shut

verb

if something such as a door or window shuts, it closes

shut

verb

if you shut a book or magazine, you close it so that you only see the cover

brinner

a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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