Synonyms of shut someone/something up in English:

shut someone/something up

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1‘I haven't shut the hens up yet’


confine, enclose, impound, pen, pen in, pen up, fence in, hedge in

hurdle, rail in, coop, coop up, mew up, box in, box up, wall in, wall up, immure, lock in, lock up, cage, imprison, intern, hold captive, incarcerate, encircle, surround, ring, encompass, hem in, close in, shut in, trap

North American corral

rare gird, compass

2‘that should shut them up’


quieten, quieten down, silence, hush, shush, quiet, still, gag, muzzle