Closed and Shut down


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Closed adjective – Not open.
Shut down is a synonym for closed in shut topic. In some cases you can use "Shut down" instead the word "Closed" as an adjective or a verb. popular alternative
Nearby Words: close, closing, closure, closer
Synonyms for Closed

Shut down

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Shut down verb – Cease to operate or cause to cease operating.
Closed is a synonym for shut down in shut topic. You can use "Closed" instead an adjective "Shut down". popular alternative
Synonyms for Shut down

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  • Instead it included the MS-DOS executive (later retooled into the Program Manager), which was a window that included the main programs, and when it was closed the computer would shut down.
  • The case is closed successfully, but nobody, except for Baley who figures it out shortly before leaving, finds out that Giskard was the one that shut down Jander.
  • Video Game / Blockland Follow the Leader: Most servers nowadays are based off of older servers that have shut down or otherwise closed their doors.
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