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  • 1 close — 1. adj., adv., & n. adj. 1 (often foll. by to) situated at only a short distance or interval. 2 a having a strong or immediate relation or connection (close friend; close relative). b in intimate friendship or association (were very close). c… …

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  • 2 conclusion — noun /kənˈkluːʒən/ a) The end, finish, close or last part of something. The board has come to the conclusion that the proposed takeover would not be in the interest of our shareholders. b) The outcome or result of a process or …

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  • 3 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 …

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  • 4 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.… …

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  • 5 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… …

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  • 6 close — [adj1] near, nearby abutting, across the street, adjacent, adjoining, approaching, around the corner, at hand, contiguous, convenient, give or take a little*, handy, hard by, immediate, imminent, impending, in spitting distance*, in the ball… …

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  • 7 close — I. verb (closed; closing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French clos , stem of clore, from Latin claudere to shut, close; perhaps akin to Greek kleiein to close more at clavicle Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to move so as to bar …

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  • 8 close — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. compact, dense, firm; stifling, oppressive, muggy, stale, stuffy; stingy, tight fisted, niggardly; taut; confining, constrictive; near, intimate; secretive, reticent, reserved; approximate. See… …

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  • 9 close — Synonyms and related words: Autobahn, Spartan, US highway, abandonment, abbreviated, abort, about, about to be, abridged, abstruse, accented, accommodate, accost, accurate, adjacent, adjust, advance, agree, airless, airtight, alert, all but,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 close — verb (closed, closing) –verb (t) /kloʊz / (say klohz) 1. to stop or obstruct (a gap, entrance, aperture, etc.). 2. to stop or obstruct the entrances, apertures, or gaps in. 3. to shut in or surround on all sides; enclose; cover in. 4. to refuse… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 close — closable, closeable /kloh zeuh beuhl/, adj. closely /klohs lee/, adv. closeness /klohs nis/, n. v. /klohz/; adj., adv. /klohs/ or, for 56, /klohz/; n. /klohz/ for 66, 67, 70 72, 74, 75, /klohs/ for 68, 69, 73, v., closed …

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  • 12 close — v. [[t]kloʊz[/t]] adj., adv. [[t]kloʊs[/t]] n. [[t]kloʊz[/t]] for 66, 67, 70–72, 74, 75, [[t]kloʊs[/t]] for 68, 69, 73 v. closed, clos•ing, 1) to put (something) in a position to obstruct an entrance or opening; shut 2) to stop or obstruct (a gap …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 close — v 1. shut, close up, close off, seal, seal off, obturate; lock, padlock, bolt, latch; fix, fasten, secure, Scot. steek. 2. stop, clog, choke, jam, congest; block, obstruct, bar, occlude, barricade, blockade, stand in the way; impede, hinder,… …

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  • 14 come — come1 W1S1 [kʌm] v past tense came [keım] past participle come ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move towards somebody/something)¦ 2¦(go with somebody)¦ 3¦(travel to a place)¦ 4¦(post)¦ 5¦(happen)¦ 6¦(reach a level/place)¦ 7¦(be produce …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 close — I. v. a. 1. Shut, shut up. 2. Stop, obstruct, choke, stop up, clog. 3. Conclude, finish, terminate, end, cease, complete, bring to a period. II. v. n. 1. Unite, coalesce, come together, be brought together. 2. Terminate, end, be concluded, cease …

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  • 16 come — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. arrive, reach; approach, move toward, near; befall, happen, occur. See arrival, occurrence. Ant., leave, depart. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To move toward] Syn. approach, close in, advance, draw near;… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 Close, Closed, Closure — סגר ﺇﻏﻼﻖ Close, Closed, Closure Najwa Sultan in Close, Closed, Closure. Directed by Ram Loevy …

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  • 18 close out — verb 1. make impossible, especially beforehand • Syn: ↑preclude, ↑rule out • Derivationally related forms: ↑preclusive (for: ↑preclude) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 19 Conclusion of the American Civil War — The McLean house where Lee surrendered to Grant on April 9, 1865. This is a timeline of the conclusion of the American Civil War which includes important battles, skirmishes, raids and other events of 1865. These led to additional Confederate… …

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  • 20 come to — phr verb Come to is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑answer, ↑bill, ↑fame, ↑harm, ↑idea, ↑realization, ↑smile, ↑smirk, ↑thought, ↑tourist Come to is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ …

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