seal something off


seal something off
Syn:
close off, shut off, cordon off, fence off, isolate

Synonyms and antonyms dictionary. 2014.

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  • seal something off — ˌseal sthˈoff derived (of the police, army) to prevent people from entering a particular area • Troops sealed off the site following a bomb alert. • The road will remain sealed off until the police have completed their investigations. Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • seal something off — isolate an area by preventing or monitoring access to and from it. → seal …   English new terms dictionary

  • cordon something off — Syn: close off, seal off, fence off, separate off, isolate, enclose, encircle, surround …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • block something off — CLOSE UP, shut off, seal off, barricade, bar, obstruct. → block * * * ˌblock sthˈoff derived to close a road or an opening by placing a barrier at one end or in front of it • The main roads of the city have been blocked off. Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • block something off — the bridge was blocked off Syn: close up, shut off, seal off, barricade, bar, obstruct …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • seal off — verb 1. make tight; secure against leakage (Freq. 3) seal the windows • Syn: ↑seal • Derivationally related forms: ↑seal (for: ↑seal), ↑sealant …   Useful english dictionary

  • seal — seal1 noun 1》 a device or substance used to join two things together or render something impervious.     ↘the state or fact of being joined or rendered impervious with a seal. 2》 a piece of wax, lead, etc. with an individual design stamped into… …   English new terms dictionary

  • seal — 1. noun the seal round the bath Syn: sealant, adhesive, mastic, joint 2. verb 1) seal each bottle while hot Syn: stop up, seal up, cork, stopper, plug 2) they sealed the bargain …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • seal — I [[t]si͟ːl[/t]] CLOSING ♦♦♦ seals, sealing, sealed (Please look at category 11 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) VERB When you seal an envelope, you close it by folding part of it over and sticking …   English dictionary

  • seal — 1 noun (C) 1 ANIMAL a large sea animal that eats fish and lives around coasts or on floating pieces of ice 2 OFFICIAL MARK a mark that has a special design and shows the legal or official authority of a person or organization: a black book… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English