They have closed down my favourite gift shop. Unfortunately we have to close this factory. When the factory closed down, the employees lost their jobs. if a business or organisation closes down, or someone closes it down, it stops operating „Because of the economic crisis they closed the factory down.”
It was shut down by the university but it inspired him to create Facebook Many factories have been forced to shut down. OK, I will shut down the TV. The car plant shut down because it was losing money. The website was shut down by the university.