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(klōs )

substantiv
the concluding part of any performance
substantiv
the last section of a communication
"in conclusion I want to say..."
substantiv
the temporal end
the concluding time
"the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"
"the market was up at the finish"
"they were playing better at the close of the season"

verb
finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead
"The relief pitcher closed with two runs in the second inning"

verb
complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement
"We closed on the house on Friday"
"They closed the deal on the building"

verb
unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of
"close the circuit"
"close a wound"

verb
move so that an opening or passage is obstructed
make shut
"Close the door"
"shut the window"

verb
become closed
"The windows closed with a loud bang"

verb
fill or stop up
"Can you close the cracks with caulking?"

verb
bar access to
"Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours"

verb
bring together all the elements or parts of
"Management closed ranks"

verb
draw near
"The probe closed with the space station"

verb
come together, as if in an embrace
"Her arms closed around her long lost relative"

verb
change one''s body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact
verb
cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop
verb
engage at close quarters
"close with the enemy"

verb
finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)
"The meeting was closed with a charge by the chairman of the board"

verb
cease to operate or cause to cease operating
"The owners decided to move and to close the factory"
"
My business closes every night at 8 P.M."
verb
come to a close
"The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin"

verb
be priced or listed when trading stops
"The stock market closed high this Friday"
"My new stocks closed at $59 last night"

adjectiv
marked by fidelity to an original
"a close translation"
"a faithful copy of the portrait"
"a faithful rendering of the observed facts"

adjectiv
rigorously attentive
strict and thorough
"close supervision"
"paid close attention"
"a close study"
"kept a close watch on expenditures"

adjectiv
not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
"near neighbors"
"in the near future"
"they are near equals"
"his nearest approach to success"
"a very near thing"
"a near hit by the bomb"
"she was near tears"
"she was close to tears"


adjectiv
at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
"close to noon"
"how close are we to town?"
"a close formation of ships"

adjectiv
close in relevance or relationship
"a close family"
"
we are all...in close sympathy with...
"
"close kin"
"a close resemblance"

adjectiv
inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
"although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"

adjectiv
crowded
"close quarters"

adjectiv
(of a contest or contestants) evenly matched
"a close contest"
"a close election"
"a tight game"

adjectiv
giving or spending with reluctance
"our cheeseparing administration"
"very close (or near) with his money"
"a penny-pinching miserly old man"

adjectiv
used of hair or haircuts
"a close military haircut"

adjectiv
fitting closely but comfortably
"a close fit"

adjectiv
confined to specific persons
"a close secret"

adjectiv
strictly confined or guarded
"kept under close custody"

adjectiv
of textiles
"a close weave"
"smooth percale with a very tight weave"

adjectiv
lacking fresh air
"a dusty airless attic"
"the dreadfully close atmosphere"
"hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke"

adverb
near in time or place or relationship
"as the wedding day drew near"
"stood near the door"
"don''t shoot until they come near"
"getting near to the true explanation"
"her mother is always near"
"The end draws nigh"
"the bullet didn''t come close"


adverb
in an attentive manner
"he remained close on his guard"




Antonime:
(adjectiv) distant, far
(verb) open



Sinonime:
(adjectiv) near
(substantiv) closing, conclusion, end, ending, finale, finis, finish, last
(adverb) nigh
(adjectiv) airless, faithful, secretive, snug, stuffy, tight
(verb) conclude, fold, shut