Definitions for close
adjective - marked by fidelity to an original; "a close translation"; "a faithful copy of the portrait"; "a faithful rendering of the observed facts"
noun - the concluding part of any performance
adjective - rigorously attentive; strict and thorough; "close supervision"; "paid close attention"; "a close study"; "kept a close watch on expenditures"
verb - finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead; "The relief pitcher closed with two runs in the second inning"
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"; "don't get too close to the fire"
adjective - 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"; "had a close call"
adjective - 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"
adjective - close in relevance or relationship; "a close family"; "we are all...in close sympathy with..."; "close kin"; "a close resemblance"
adjective - inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information; "although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"
adverb - in an attentive manner; "he remained close on his guard"
adjective - crowded; "close quarters"
verb - complete a business deal
adjective - (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game"
adjective - giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man"
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 - 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?"
adjective - used of hair or haircuts; "a close military haircut"
adjective - fitting closely but comfortably; "a close fit"
verb - bar access to; "Due to the accident
verb - bring together all the elements or parts of; "Management closed ranks"
adjective - confined to specific persons; "a close secret"
adjective - strictly confined or guarded; "kept under close custody"
verb - draw near; "The probe closed with the space station"
verb - come together
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
adjective - of textiles; "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave"
verb - engage at close quarters; "close with the enemy"
verb - finish or terminate (meetings
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"
adjective - lacking fresh air; "a dusty airless attic"; "the dreadfully close atmosphere"; "hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke"
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"
noun - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
noun - 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"
Holonyms for close
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Meronyms for close
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