Definition of shut off from
- He shut himself off from his family.
- Here on the island, people are shut off from (contact with) the outside world.
: 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
: at a distance in space or time
: from a course : aside
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
: competition : contest
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