intransitive verb, transitive verb, ichidan verb
Another way to say to shut or to close. A verb version of the kanji 閉.
The reading is different from, say, 閉める or しまる. Instead, the reading is とじる. Why? Because you shut your toe (と) in the door because it sheared off the hinges and was out of control.
She shut the laptop, stretched her arms, and yawned.