shut off from
Definition of shut off from
1 : to keep (oneself) in a place that is away from (other people) He shut himself off from his family.
2 : to separate (someone or something) from (something) —usually used as (be) shut off from Here on the island, people are shut off from (contact with) the outside world.
Word by Word Definitions
: to move into position to close an opening
: to prevent entrance to or passage to or from
: to confine by or as if by enclosure
: closed, fastened, or folded together
: rid, clear, free
: the act of shutting
: from a place or position
: away from land
: at a distance in space or time
: used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union
: to seaward of
: from the possession or charge of
: more removed or distant
: to go away : depart
: kill, murder
: office; officer; official
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