close up

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Definitions for close up

  • adverb - very close; "without my reading glasses I can hardly see things close up"; "even firing at close range he missed"
  • verb - refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent; "The children shut up when their father approached"
  • verb - unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of; "close the circuit"; "close a wound"; "close a book"; "close up an umbrella"
  • verb - block passage through; "obstruct the path"
  • 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."; "close up the shop"
  • Pronounciation of close up

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    Synonyms for close up

    at close range obturate block dummy up be quiet impede fold shut up keep mum occlude shut down belt up close jam close down clam up button up obstruct

    Antonyms for close up

    open up

    Holonyms for close up

    No holonyms found for close up.

    Hypernyms for close up

    impede hinder join bring together

    Hyponyms for close up

    dam up earth up bar back up withdraw barricade asphyxiate screen block clog congest retire barricado choke block out stop choke off foul blockade suffocate tie up land up block up clog up adjourn block off stifle dam

    Meronyms for close up

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    Sounds like close up

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