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Close 1

Definition: To stop, or fill up, as an opening; to shut; as, to close the eyes; to close a door.

Close 2

Definition: To bring together the parts of; to consolidate; as, to close the ranks of an army; often used with up.

Close 3

Definition: To bring to an end or period; to conclude; to complete; to finish; to end; to consummate; as, to close a bargain; to close a course of instruction.

Close 4

Definition: To come or gather around; to inclose; to encompass; to confine.

Close 5

Definition: To come together; to unite or coalesce, as the parts of a wound, or parts separated.

Close 6

Definition: To grapple; to engage in hand-to-hand fight.

Close 7

Definition: The manner of shutting; the union of parts; junction.

Close 8

Definition: Conclusion; cessation; ending; end.

Close 9

Definition: A grapple in wrestling.

Close 10

Definition: The conclusion of a strain of music; cadence.

Close 11

Definition: A double bar marking the end.

Close 12

Definition: An inclosed place; especially, a small field or piece of land surrounded by a wall, hedge, or fence of any kind; specifically, the precinct of a cathedral or abbey.

Close 13

Definition: A narrow passage leading from a street to a court, and the houses within.

Close 14

Definition: The interest which one may have in a piece of ground, even though it is not inclosed.

Close 15

Definition: Shut fast; closed; tight; as, a close box.

Close 16

Definition: Narrow; confined; as, a close alley; close quarters.

Close 17

Definition: Oppressive; without motion or ventilation; causing a feeling of lassitude; said of the air, weather, etc.

Close 18

Definition: Strictly confined; carefully quarded; as, a close prisoner.

Close 19

Definition: Out of the way observation; secluded; secret; hidden.

Close 20

Definition: Disposed to keep secrets; secretive; reticent.

Close 21

Definition: Having the parts near each other; dense; solid; compact; as applied to bodies; viscous; tenacious; not volatile, as applied to liquids.

Close 22

Definition: Concise; to the point; as, close reasoning.

Close 23

Definition: Adjoining; near; either in space; time, or thought; often followed by to.

Close 24

Definition: Short; as, to cut grass or hair close.

Close 25

Definition: Intimate; familiar; confidential.

Close 26

Definition: Nearly equal; almost evenly balanced; as, a close vote.

Close 27

Definition: Difficult to obtain; as, money is close.

Close 28

Definition: Parsimonious; stingy.

Close 29

Definition: Adhering strictly to a standard or original; exact; strict; as, a close translation.

Close 30

Definition: Accurate; careful; precise; also, attentive; undeviating; strict; not wandering; as, a close observer.

Close 31

Definition: Uttered with a relatively contracted opening of the mouth, as certain sounds of e and o in French, Italian, and German; opposed to open.

Close 32

Definition: In a close manner.

Close 33

Definition: Secretly; darkly.

close 34

Definition: the concluding part of any performance

close 35

Definition: the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."

close 36

Definition: 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"

close 37

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

close 38

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

close 39

Definition: unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of; "close the circuit"; "close a wound"

close 40

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

close 41

Definition: become closed; "The windows closed with a loud bang"

close 42

Definition: fill or stop up; "Can you close the cracks with caulking?"

close 43

Definition: bar access to; "Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours"

close 44

Definition: bring together all the elements or parts of; "Management closed ranks"

close 45

Definition: draw near; "The probe closed with the space station"

close 46

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

close 47

Definition: change one''s body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact

close 48

Definition: cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop

close 49

Definition: engage at close quarters; "close with the enemy"

close 50

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

close 51

Definition: 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 52

Definition: come to a close; "The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin"

close 53

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

close 54

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

close 55

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

close 56

Definition: 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";

close 57

Definition: 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"

close 58

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

close 59

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

close 60

Definition: crowded; "close quarters"

close 61

Definition: (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game"

close 62

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

close 63

Definition: used of hair or haircuts; "a close military haircut"

close 64

Definition: fitting closely but comfortably; "a close fit"

close 65

Definition: confined to specific persons; "a close secret"

close 66

Definition: strictly confined or guarded; "kept under close custody"

close 67

Definition: of textiles; "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave"

close 68

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

close 69

Definition: 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";

close 70

Definition: in an attentive manner; "he remained close on his guard"

 

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