bring+to+a+close

  • 1 bring to a close — index complete, conclude (complete), consummate, discontinue (abandon), finish, stop Burton s …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 bring to a close — conclude, finish, wrap up    Now, to bring my presentation to a close, I ll tell you a story …

    English idioms

  • 3 bring to a close — {v. phr.} To terminate; cause to end. * /The meeting was brought to an abrupt close when the speaker collapsed with a heart attack./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 bring to a close — {v. phr.} To terminate; cause to end. * /The meeting was brought to an abrupt close when the speaker collapsed with a heart attack./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 bring\ to\ a\ close — v. phr. To terminate; cause to end. The meeting was brought to an abrupt close when the speaker collapsed with a heart attack …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 6 bring to a close — end, terminate, conclude …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 7 close — I adj., adv. /klous/ near 1) close to (close to tears; we live close to town; close to the truth) stingy (colloq.) 2) close with (close with one s money) secretive 3) close about (close about one s past) on intimate terms 4) close to, with (close …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8 close — 1 vb closed, clos·ing vt 1: to bring to an end or to a state of completion closed the case close an estate by liquidating its assets closing his account 2: to con …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 close — close1 [klōs] adj. closer, closest [ME clos < OFr < L clausus, pp. of claudere (see CLOSE2); senses under II from notion “with spaces or intervals closed up”] I denoting the fact or state of being closed or confined 1. shut; not open 2.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 close — Ⅰ. close [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) only a short distance away or apart in space or time. 2) (of a connection or resemblance) strong. 3) denoting someone who is part of a person s immediate family. 4) (of a relationship or the people conducting it) very… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 close — vb 1 Close, shut are very close synonyms in the sense of to stop or fill in an opening by means of a closure (as a door, a gate, a lid, or a cover) and are often used interchangeably. However, they may have distinctive nuances of meaning and… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 Close to Home (1989 TV series) — Close to Home Genre Sitcom Created by Brian Cooke Directed by Nic Phillips (1989) Ian Hamilton (1989–90) Alistair Clarke (credited as Alistair Clark 1990) Starring …

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  • 13 Close — (kl[=o]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Closed} (kl[=o]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Closing}.] [From OF. & F. clos, p. p. of clore to close, fr. L. claudere; akin to G. schliessen to shut, and to E. clot, cloister, clavicle, conclude, sluice. Cf. {Clause}, n.]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 bring something to a close — bring something to an end/a close/a halt/ phrase to make something stop He brought the conversation to a close. Thesaurus: to bring an end to somethingsynonym to kill a person or animalsynonym …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 bring — W1S1 [brıŋ] v past tense and past participle brought [bro:t US bro:t] [T] [: Old English; Origin: bringan] 1.) a) to take something or someone with you to the place where you are now, or to the place you are talking about →↑take ▪ Did you bring… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 bring — [brɪŋ] verb brought PTandPP [brɔːt ǁ brɒːt] LAW bring a case/​charge/​suit/​lawsuit to organize a legal case against someone: • a string of lawsuits brought by jobseekers who think they re the victims of discrimination • Company directors are… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 17 bring something to a halt — bring something to an end/a close/a halt/ phrase to make something stop He brought the conversation to a close. Thesaurus: to bring an end to somethingsynonym to kill a person or animalsynonym …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 Close Your Eyes (band) — Close Your Eyes Background information Origin Abilene, Texas Genres …

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  • 19 Close Quarters Battle — (CQB) or close quarters combat (CQC) is a type of fighting in which small units engage the enemy with personal weapons at very short range, potentially to the point of hand to hand combat. In the typical CQB scenario, the attackers try a very… …

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  • 20 Close to Leo — Directed by Christophe Honoré Produced by Sophie Deloche, Serge Moati Written by Diastème, Christophe Honoré Release …

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