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Definition of "close":

noun: the concluding part of any performance


noun: the last section of a communication


noun: the temporal end; the concluding time

"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"


verb: unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of

"close the circuit"


verb: move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut

"Close the door"


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"


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"


adjective: marked by fidelity to an original

"a close translation"


adjective: rigorously attentive; strict and thorough

"close supervision"


adjective: not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances

"she was close to tears"


adjective: at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other

"close to noon"


adjective: close in relevance or relationship

"a close family"


adjective: inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information

"although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"


adjective: crowded

"close quarters"


adjective: (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched

"a close contest"


adjective: giving or spending with reluctance

"very close (or near) with his money"


adjective: used of hair or haircuts

"a close military haircut"


adjective: fitting closely but comfortably

"a close fit"


adjective: confined to specific persons

"a close secret"


adjective: strictly confined or guarded

"kept under close custody"


adjective: of textiles

"a close weave"


adjective: lacking fresh air

"the dreadfully close atmosphere"


adverb: near in time or place or relationship

"the bullet didn't come close"


adverb: in an attentive manner

"he remained close on his guard"



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