New English-Irish Dictionary
  • EN > GA
  • GA > EN

shut off

1 (v + adv) switch off
TRANSITIVEmúch verb  c m ucas as PhrV  c m ucuir as PhrV  c m uto shut off the engine an t-inneall a chasadh as
INTRANSITIVEmúch verb  c m ucas as PhrV  c m u
2 (v + adv) of liquid, gas: stop flowing
TRANSITIVEcas as PhrV  c m ucuir as PhrV  c m u
INTRANSITIVEstop verb  c m uthe water will shut off in case of frost stopfaidh an t-uisce le linn seaca
Show full entry 
3 (v + adv) block access to (sth) TRANSITIVEdún verb  c m udruid verb  c m uwe shut off the stairs from the baby dhúnamar an staighre ar an bpáiste, bhlocálamar an staighre ar an leanbh 4 (v + adv) prevent, block (action) TRANSITIVEstop a chur lecosc a chur arthey shut off all talks chuir siad stop leis na cainteanna ar fad, chuir siad deireadh leis na cainteanna ar fad 5 (v + adv) keep (sb/yourself) separate TRANSITIVEscar verb  c m udealaigh verb  c m uscoith verb  c m ushe's completely shut off from the neighbours tá sí scoite amach ar fad ó na comharsanaI shut myself off from the world scoith mé mé féin ón saol, sheachain mé daoine, d'fhan mé as bealach daoine → see shut