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the stopping of a process or activity
  • the utility company threatened them with the shutoff of electricity if the bills weren't paid

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Synonyms & Antonyms of shut off (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end
  • threatened to shut off peace talks if the other side kept making unreasonable demands

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2 to cause to stop functioning
  • shut off the computer to save electricity

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The first known use of shutoff was in 1818

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“Shutoff.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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