What is another word for shut away?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈʌt ɐwˈe͡ɪ] (IPA)

"Shut away" is a phrase that refers to the act of closing off someone or something from the rest of the world. There are a variety of different synonyms that can be used to describe this action, depending on the context and the level of isolation involved. Some possible alternatives include "sequester," "isolate," "quarantine," "seclude," "exclude," "detach," "withdraw," "separate," "cut off," "insulate," and "keep apart." Each of these words carries a slightly different connotation, but they all convey the idea of creating a physical or psychological barrier between a person, place, or thing and the outside world.

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What are the hypernyms for Shut away?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Shut away

  • If I were to say what I really think I would be arrested or shut away in a lunatic asylum. Come on, I am sure that it would be the same for everyone.
    Roberto Bolano
  • Playing Christ, I began to feel shut away from the world. A newspaper became one of my biggest luxuries. I noticed that some of my close friends began treating me with reverence.
    Max von Sydow
  • Each technology equated to some human value or set of values, she saw. She’d known that. But on Earth, in the Archipelago and everywhere else, technologies came first, and values changed to accommodate them. Under the locks, values were the keys to access or shut away technologies... The locks proclaimed that there were no neutral technologies. The devices and methods people used didn’t just represent certain values—they those values, in some way.
    Karl Schroeder
  • If I were to say what I really think I would be arrested or shut away in a lunatic asylum. Come on, I am sure that it would be the same for everyone.
    Roberto Bolaño

Related words: shut down, shutdown, close up shop, close up, be secluded, be insulated

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