Close and shut have the same meaning, but close is more formal than shut.
Lock means to close/shut with a key, padlock or bolt.
shut tienen el mismo significado, pero close es más formal que shut.
Lock significa cerrar con llave, candado o cerrojo.
- close (closed, closed)
Close the door, please!
All the shops here close on Sundays.
- shut (shut, shut)
Shut the door, please!
Did you remember to shut the gate?
Don't shut yourself in your room.
- lock (locked, locked)
Lock the door, please!
Did you remember to lock the gate?
- Related words and expressions
to close down: close permanently. That shop closed down.
to shut up: be quiet. Shut up, please!
to lock up: shut and lock completely. They locked up the house before going (they locked all the doors and windows).
locker (n): place where things are kept and locked at a school, in a club, in a dorm
lock (n): what is used to lock something
shutter (n): wood or metal cover used for windows or shops
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