Adjective shut has 2 senses
  1. shut, unopen, closed - not open; "the door slammed shut"
    Antonyms: open, unfastened, ajar, wide-open
  2. closed, shut - used especially of mouth or eyes; "he sat quietly with closed eyes"; "his eyes were shut against the sunlight"
,Verb shut has 3 senses
  1. close, shut - move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window"
    Derived forms: noun shutter2, noun shutter1, noun shutting1
    Sample sentence:
    They want to shut the doors
  2. close, shut - become closed; "The windows closed with a loud bang"
    --2 is one way to change state, turn
    Derived form: noun shutter1
    Sample sentence:
    The doors shut
  3. exclude, keep out, shut out, shut - prevent from entering; shut out; "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country"
    --3 is one way to prevent, keep
    Derived form: noun shutter1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something