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Synonyms for close
kloʊz; kloʊs; kloʊz for 66, 67, 70–72, 74, 75 , kloʊs for 68, 69, 73close

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Wiktionary

  1. close2

    Synonyms:
    narrow

    Antonyms:
    extend, widen

  2. close1

    Synonyms:
    oppressive, muggy

  3. close2

    An enclosed field.

    We owe them our thanks for bringing the project to a successful close.

    Synonyms:
    shut, close up, cover, shut off, close off, end, finale

    Antonyms:
    start, beginning, open

  4. close1

    At a little distance; near.

    Is your house close?

    Synonyms:
    cul-de-sac, nearby, close by, near

    Antonyms:
    far off, far, far away, distant

  5. close2

    To put an end to.

    He is a close friend.

    Synonyms:
    terminate, close down, finish, wind up, intimate, end

    Antonyms:
    start, begin, commence, initiate, cool, distant, aloof

  6. close1

    articulated with the tongue body relatively close to the hard palate

    Synonyms:
    high

    Antonyms:
    open

  7. close1

    To terminate a computer program or a window or file thereof.

    Synonyms:
    close out, exit

    Antonyms:
    open, start

  8. close1

    Synonyms:
    shut

    Antonyms:
    open

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. close

    Adjacent farms may not be connected; if adjoining, they meet at the boundary-line. Conterminous would imply that their dimensions were exactly equal on the side where they adjoin. Contiguous may be used for either adjacent or adjoining. Abutting refers rather to the end of one building or estate than to the neighborhood of another. Buildings may be adjacent or adjoining that are not attached. Near is a relative word, places being called near upon the railroad which would elsewhere be deemed remote. Neighboring always implies such proximity that the inhabitants may be neighbors. Next views some object as the nearest of several or many; next neighbor implies a neighborhood.

    Synonyms:
    abutting, adjacent, adjoining, attached, beside, bordering, conterminous, contiguous, coterminous, near, neighboring, next, nigh

    Antonyms:
    detached, disconnected, disjoined, distant, remote, separate

    Preposition:
    The farm was adjacent to the village.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, closenoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    cobbler's last, termination, shoemaker's last, refinement, coating, closing, last, polish, coda, finish, culture, ending, end, cultivation, ratiocination, finishing, finis, finale, stopping point, closing curtain, goal, final stage, death, destination, decision, conclusion, determination

    Antonyms:
    yonder, long, yon, loosely knit, out-of-town, ventilated, remote, careless, public, coarse, communicatory, distant, nonadjacent, harsh, generous, communicative, unrestrained, ulterior, unconfined, far-flung, unequal, extreme, inaccurate, removed(p), long-distance, loose, deep, faraway, open, open up

  2. conclusion, end, close, closing, endingnoun

    the last section of a communication

    "in conclusion I want to say..."

    Synonyms:
    shutting, goal, termination, determination, end, closing curtain, conclusion, decision, finish, ending, culmination, terminal, death, mop up, ratiocination, finis, finale, stopping point, remainder, completion, remnant, closing, destruction, shutdown, final stage, oddment, closedown, closure, windup, last

    Antonyms:
    communicatory, out-of-town, loosely knit, distant, unrestrained, yon, nonadjacent, communicative, public, deep, inaccurate, loose, ventilated, removed(p), careless, extreme, ulterior, unequal, long-distance, harsh, coarse, yonder, long, generous, remote, unconfined, far-flung, faraway, open up, open

  3. finale, close, closing curtain, finisadjective

    the concluding part of any performance

    Synonyms:
    closing curtain, finale, stopping point, finis, ending, conclusion, end, finish, last, coda, closing

    Antonyms:
    ventilated, communicatory, unrestrained, communicative, unequal, ulterior, nonadjacent, remote, generous, long, distant, public, yon, deep, faraway, extreme, inaccurate, unconfined, yonder, far-flung, careless, harsh, out-of-town, removed(p), loose, long-distance, coarse, loosely knit, open, open up

  4. closeadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, airless, nigh, close-fitting, tight, confining, closemouthed, near, unaired, secretive, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    nonadjacent, deep, coarse, generous, communicatory, public, removed(p), unequal, far-flung, inaccurate, unconfined, faraway, distant, ventilated, loose, long-distance, careless, harsh, yon, ulterior, unrestrained, long, yonder, extreme, loosely knit, remote, communicative, out-of-town, open, open up

  5. closeadjective

    close in relevance or relationship

    "a close family"; "we are all...in close sympathy with..."; "close kin"; "a close resemblance"

    Synonyms:
    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, airless, nigh, close-fitting, tight, confining, closemouthed, near, unaired, secretive, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    deep, unequal, communicative, yonder, long, unrestrained, yon, distant, coarse, out-of-town, inaccurate, careless, extreme, far-flung, ventilated, ulterior, remote, faraway, communicatory, generous, unconfined, nonadjacent, loosely knit, removed(p), loose, harsh, public, long-distance, open, open up

  6. near, close, nighadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    near(a), good, closemouthed, snug, cheeseparing, tight, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, airless, nigh, close-fitting, tightlipped, confining, approximate, near, nigh(a), unaired, secretive, dear, skinny, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    communicative, long, unequal, loosely knit, harsh, removed(p), inaccurate, communicatory, ulterior, yonder, unconfined, remote, distant, deep, coarse, generous, far-flung, yon, unrestrained, extreme, loose, careless, long-distance, nonadjacent, public, ventilated, faraway, out-of-town, open up, open

  7. closeadjective

    rigorously attentive; strict and thorough

    "close supervision"; "paid close attention"; "a close study"; "kept a close watch on expenditures"

    Synonyms:
    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, airless, nigh, close-fitting, tight, confining, closemouthed, near, unaired, secretive, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    careless, yon, faraway, far-flung, extreme, deep, public, coarse, remote, loose, unconfined, long, nonadjacent, generous, communicative, distant, removed(p), ventilated, long-distance, yonder, loosely knit, communicatory, unequal, ulterior, unrestrained, harsh, inaccurate, out-of-town, open up, open

  8. close, faithfuladjective

    marked by fidelity to an original

    "a close translation"; "a faithful copy of the portrait"; "a faithful rendering of the observed facts"

    Synonyms:
    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, airless, nigh, close-fitting, tight, confining, closemouthed, near, unaired, secretive, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    harsh, long-distance, inaccurate, loose, loosely knit, unconfined, communicatory, unrestrained, remote, deep, communicative, faraway, ventilated, generous, ulterior, removed(p), out-of-town, long, far-flung, careless, coarse, distant, unequal, public, nonadjacent, extreme, yonder, yon, open up, open

  9. close, tightadjective

    (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched

    "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game"

    Synonyms:
    pissed, cheeseparing, blind drunk, close-fitting, besotted, rigorous, slopped, nigh, soused, mingy, blotto, faithful, squiffy, pixilated, cockeyed, secretive, tightlipped, crocked, fuddled, tight, snug, stiff, airless, skinny, mean, compressed, sozzled, closemouthed, taut, nasty, plastered, miserly, closelipped, sloshed, stringent, stuffy, pie-eyed, unaired, smashed, soaked, penny-pinching, wet, loaded, near, confining

    Antonyms:
    distant, deep, generous, extreme, removed(p), harsh, coarse, yonder, loosely knit, nonadjacent, unrestrained, ventilated, communicatory, out-of-town, unconfined, faraway, loose, communicative, careless, remote, unequal, yon, inaccurate, long, long-distance, public, far-flung, ulterior, open, open up

  10. close, confiningadjective

    crowded

    "close quarters"

    Synonyms:
    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, airless, nigh, limiting, close-fitting, tight, confining, restricting, closemouthed, near, constraining, constrictive, unaired, secretive, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    removed(p), ulterior, remote, generous, unrestrained, long, out-of-town, communicative, extreme, inaccurate, unconfined, ventilated, nonadjacent, deep, distant, faraway, loose, coarse, unequal, public, careless, loosely knit, far-flung, communicatory, yonder, long-distance, yon, harsh, open, open up

  11. airless, close, stuffy, unairedadjective

    lacking fresh air

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

    Synonyms:
    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, airless, nigh, close-fitting, stodgy, tight, confining, closemouthed, near, unaired, secretive, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    out-of-town, communicative, communicatory, long, nonadjacent, inaccurate, harsh, generous, removed(p), deep, coarse, loosely knit, distant, unrestrained, faraway, public, yon, unconfined, ventilated, careless, remote, yonder, extreme, loose, far-flung, long-distance, ulterior, unequal, open, open up

  12. close, tightadjective

    of textiles

    "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave"

    Synonyms:
    pissed, cheeseparing, blind drunk, close-fitting, besotted, rigorous, slopped, nigh, soused, mingy, blotto, faithful, squiffy, pixilated, cockeyed, secretive, tightlipped, crocked, fuddled, tight, snug, stiff, airless, skinny, mean, compressed, sozzled, closemouthed, taut, nasty, plastered, miserly, closelipped, sloshed, stringent, stuffy, pie-eyed, unaired, smashed, soaked, penny-pinching, wet, loaded, near, confining

    Antonyms:
    communicative, yonder, unequal, harsh, deep, faraway, nonadjacent, far-flung, loosely knit, distant, long-distance, out-of-town, generous, ventilated, yon, communicatory, removed(p), careless, coarse, unrestrained, public, long, loose, inaccurate, remote, unconfined, extreme, ulterior, open up, open

  13. closeadjective

    strictly confined or guarded

    "kept under close custody"

    Synonyms:
    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, airless, nigh, close-fitting, tight, confining, closemouthed, near, unaired, secretive, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    remote, harsh, removed(p), faraway, out-of-town, nonadjacent, loosely knit, distant, unequal, loose, ventilated, unconfined, communicative, public, generous, long-distance, deep, yonder, far-flung, careless, yon, extreme, long, inaccurate, unrestrained, ulterior, coarse, communicatory, open, open up

  14. closeadjective

    confined to specific persons

    "a close secret"

    Synonyms:
    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, airless, nigh, close-fitting, tight, confining, closemouthed, near, unaired, secretive, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    distant, out-of-town, far-flung, unequal, ventilated, unrestrained, faraway, unconfined, inaccurate, remote, coarse, communicatory, generous, deep, ulterior, extreme, removed(p), careless, loosely knit, nonadjacent, loose, public, long-distance, long, yon, communicative, harsh, yonder, open, open up

  15. close, snug, close-fittingadjective

    fitting closely but comfortably

    "a close fit"

    Synonyms:
    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, cozy, airless, nigh, cosy, close-fitting, tight, confining, closemouthed, near, unaired, secretive, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    long, unconfined, ventilated, unequal, distant, inaccurate, generous, faraway, far-flung, careless, unrestrained, long-distance, yonder, harsh, coarse, loose, ulterior, extreme, yon, removed(p), out-of-town, deep, remote, nonadjacent, communicative, public, communicatory, loosely knit, open, open up

  16. closeadjective

    used of hair or haircuts

    "a close military haircut"

    Synonyms:
    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, airless, nigh, close-fitting, tight, confining, closemouthed, near, unaired, secretive, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    yonder, loose, ulterior, removed(p), unconfined, generous, distant, extreme, unequal, harsh, careless, remote, long-distance, yon, ventilated, public, long, communicatory, nonadjacent, communicative, faraway, coarse, unrestrained, deep, out-of-town, inaccurate, loosely knit, far-flung, open up, open

  17. cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinnyadjective

    giving or spending with reluctance

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

    Synonyms:
    scraggy, near(a), skinny, boney, tightlipped, cheeseparing, weedy, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, tight-fitting, airless, nigh, tightfitting, close-fitting, underweight, good, tightly fitting, tight, approximate, confining, closemouthed, near, tight fitting, nigh(a), unaired, secretive, dear, scrawny, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    generous, long-distance, ulterior, careless, unequal, deep, yon, coarse, far-flung, communicatory, public, yonder, inaccurate, long, out-of-town, loosely knit, removed(p), unconfined, extreme, ventilated, communicative, harsh, loose, faraway, unrestrained, remote, nonadjacent, distant, open up, open

  18. close, closelipped, closemouthed, secretive, tightlippedverb

    inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information

    "although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"

    Synonyms:
    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, airless, nigh, close-fitting, tight, confining, closemouthed, near, unaired, secretive, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    ventilated, nonadjacent, remote, inaccurate, distant, unconfined, public, careless, faraway, communicatory, out-of-town, coarse, yon, generous, communicative, far-flung, loose, extreme, ulterior, long, harsh, yonder, unequal, long-distance, unrestrained, removed(p), loosely knit, deep, open, open up

  19. close, shutverb

    move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut

    "Close the door"; "shut the window"

    Synonyms:
    exclude, shut down, come together, fold, close down, conclude, keep out, fill up, close up, shut, shut out

    Antonyms:
    distant, public, unconfined, inaccurate, removed(p), unequal, communicative, far-flung, out-of-town, loose, yon, unrestrained, coarse, ulterior, careless, long, faraway, remote, generous, harsh, extreme, yonder, communicatory, deep, nonadjacent, ventilated, loosely knit, long-distance, open, open up

  20. close, shutverb

    become closed

    "The windows closed with a loud bang"

    Synonyms:
    exclude, shut down, come together, fold, close down, conclude, keep out, fill up, close up, shut, shut out

    Antonyms:
    inaccurate, careless, distant, harsh, removed(p), long-distance, public, far-flung, ventilated, ulterior, communicatory, out-of-town, yon, unequal, long, coarse, unconfined, faraway, communicative, yonder, loosely knit, remote, nonadjacent, extreme, generous, unrestrained, loose, deep, open up, open

  21. close up, close, fold, shut down, close downverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    block, come together, pen up, belt up, shut, button up, fill up, impede, conclude, be quiet, dummy up, clam up, close up, keep mum, close down, obstruct, fold, obturate, turn up, shut down, fold up, shut up, jam, occlude

    Antonyms:
    communicatory, yon, far-flung, long-distance, loose, unconfined, unequal, extreme, ulterior, distant, careless, yonder, loosely knit, out-of-town, public, faraway, deep, nonadjacent, ventilated, harsh, unrestrained, coarse, communicative, generous, inaccurate, removed(p), remote, long, open, open up

  22. closeverb

    finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)

    "The meeting was closed with a charge by the chairman of the board"

    Synonyms:
    shut down, come together, fold, close down, conclude, fill up, close up, shut

    Antonyms:
    extreme, deep, inaccurate, generous, faraway, out-of-town, loosely knit, unrestrained, harsh, careless, unconfined, public, yon, long, ventilated, yonder, communicatory, distant, removed(p), far-flung, ulterior, communicative, coarse, long-distance, remote, nonadjacent, loose, unequal, open, open up

  23. conclude, closeverb

    come to a close

    "The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin"

    Synonyms:
    reason out, reason, come together, fold, close down, conclude, shut down, fill up, close up, shut, resolve

    Antonyms:
    yon, loose, far-flung, public, long, nonadjacent, unrestrained, long-distance, ulterior, deep, distant, yonder, ventilated, loosely knit, faraway, remote, communicatory, inaccurate, coarse, harsh, communicative, unequal, removed(p), extreme, out-of-town, generous, careless, unconfined, open, open up

  24. closeverb

    complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement

    "We closed on the house on Friday"; "They closed the deal on the building"

    Synonyms:
    shut down, come together, fold, close down, conclude, fill up, close up, shut

    Antonyms:
    distant, long, public, coarse, inaccurate, unconfined, remote, careless, faraway, yon, ulterior, harsh, far-flung, removed(p), extreme, generous, unrestrained, communicatory, nonadjacent, unequal, ventilated, yonder, deep, out-of-town, loose, communicative, long-distance, loosely knit, open, open up

  25. closeverb

    be priced or listed when trading stops

    "The stock market closed high this Friday"; "My new stocks closed at $59 last night"

    Synonyms:
    shut down, come together, fold, close down, conclude, fill up, close up, shut

    Antonyms:
    harsh, deep, removed(p), remote, faraway, yon, inaccurate, unrestrained, loose, ventilated, yonder, coarse, long, far-flung, careless, unconfined, nonadjacent, public, loosely knit, long-distance, extreme, out-of-town, communicative, generous, distant, unequal, communicatory, ulterior, open, open up

  26. closeverb

    engage at close quarters

    "close with the enemy"

    Synonyms:
    shut down, come together, fold, close down, conclude, fill up, close up, shut

    Antonyms:
    faraway, careless, communicative, distant, deep, generous, nonadjacent, unconfined, public, communicatory, loose, harsh, inaccurate, remote, out-of-town, long, extreme, loosely knit, removed(p), ulterior, yon, coarse, yonder, ventilated, unrestrained, unequal, long-distance, far-flung, open up, open

  27. closeverb

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

    Synonyms:
    shut down, come together, fold, close down, conclude, fill up, close up, shut

    Antonyms:
    ventilated, loose, careless, faraway, unequal, extreme, deep, removed(p), loosely knit, out-of-town, inaccurate, long-distance, harsh, unconfined, far-flung, communicative, distant, yonder, nonadjacent, unrestrained, generous, communicatory, yon, ulterior, remote, public, coarse, long, open up, open

  28. closeverb

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

    Synonyms:
    shut down, come together, fold, close down, conclude, fill up, close up, shut

    Antonyms:
    long, unequal, deep, loose, nonadjacent, coarse, yonder, generous, unrestrained, unconfined, removed(p), communicative, communicatory, ulterior, public, careless, remote, harsh, distant, ventilated, long-distance, faraway, far-flung, inaccurate, yon, out-of-town, loosely knit, extreme, open up, open

  29. close, come togetherverb

    come together, as if in an embrace

    "Her arms closed around her long lost relative"

    Synonyms:
    shut down, come together, fold, close down, conclude, fill up, close up, shut

    Antonyms:
    faraway, unconfined, unrestrained, distant, nonadjacent, yon, ventilated, far-flung, loose, public, harsh, out-of-town, generous, loosely knit, removed(p), careless, ulterior, deep, extreme, long, yonder, communicative, coarse, communicatory, unequal, inaccurate, remote, long-distance, open, open up

  30. closeverb

    draw near

    "The probe closed with the space station"

    Synonyms:
    shut down, come together, fold, close down, conclude, fill up, close up, shut

    Antonyms:
    remote, nonadjacent, yon, generous, communicative, extreme, long-distance, public, long, unequal, loosely knit, faraway, loose, harsh, far-flung, unconfined, out-of-town, deep, distant, unrestrained, ventilated, communicatory, coarse, careless, inaccurate, removed(p), ulterior, yonder, open up, open

  31. closeverb

    bring together all the elements or parts of

    "Management closed ranks"

    Synonyms:
    shut down, come together, fold, close down, conclude, fill up, close up, shut

    Antonyms:
    extreme, ventilated, inaccurate, ulterior, faraway, yonder, removed(p), loose, far-flung, unequal, harsh, public, yon, coarse, long-distance, loosely knit, out-of-town, unconfined, remote, long, nonadjacent, communicative, careless, distant, generous, unrestrained, deep, communicatory, open up, open

  32. closeverb

    bar access to

    "Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours"

    Synonyms:
    shut down, come together, fold, close down, conclude, fill up, close up, shut

    Antonyms:
    harsh, inaccurate, deep, ulterior, distant, loose, loosely knit, long, remote, faraway, communicative, yonder, coarse, careless, public, removed(p), long-distance, far-flung, unconfined, unrestrained, ventilated, unequal, extreme, yon, communicatory, generous, out-of-town, nonadjacent, open up, open

  33. close, fill upverb

    fill or stop up

    "Can you close the cracks with caulking?"

    Synonyms:
    shut down, come together, fold, close down, conclude, make full, fill up, close up, shut, fill

    Antonyms:
    generous, yon, harsh, distant, communicative, unrestrained, yonder, out-of-town, inaccurate, coarse, nonadjacent, long-distance, communicatory, deep, unequal, careless, extreme, faraway, public, ventilated, ulterior, long, remote, removed(p), loose, loosely knit, unconfined, far-flung, open, open up

  34. close up, closeverb

    unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of

    "close the circuit"; "close a wound"; "close a book"; "close up an umbrella"

    Synonyms:
    block, come together, belt up, shut, button up, fill up, impede, conclude, be quiet, dummy up, clam up, close up, keep mum, close down, obstruct, fold, obturate, shut down, shut up, jam, occlude

    Antonyms:
    loose, remote, yonder, deep, harsh, inaccurate, coarse, unequal, distant, out-of-town, unconfined, communicative, nonadjacent, public, loosely knit, unrestrained, yon, careless, removed(p), ventilated, communicatory, faraway, long-distance, long, ulterior, far-flung, generous, extreme, open, open up

  35. closeadverb

    finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead

    "The relief pitcher closed with two runs in the second inning"

    Synonyms:
    shut down, come together, fold, close down, conclude, fill up, close up, shut

    Antonyms:
    communicatory, long, coarse, public, communicative, loosely knit, extreme, loose, nonadjacent, distant, remote, long-distance, yonder, unconfined, ventilated, unequal, generous, yon, out-of-town, far-flung, harsh, deep, inaccurate, unrestrained, removed(p), ulterior, careless, faraway, open up, open

  36. near, nigh, closeadverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    most, tight, nigh, well-nigh, virtually, about, nearly, almost, near, closely

    Antonyms:
    out-of-town, loose, unconfined, unequal, yonder, public, ulterior, generous, distant, remote, far-flung, ventilated, long, careless, harsh, communicative, nonadjacent, unrestrained, deep, inaccurate, faraway, removed(p), communicatory, yon, long-distance, loosely knit, extreme, coarse, open, open up

  37. close, closely, tightadverb

    in an attentive manner

    "he remained close on his guard"

    Synonyms:
    tight, nigh, fast, nearly, near, intimately, closely

    Antonyms:
    communicatory, distant, deep, nonadjacent, yonder, generous, public, far-flung, long, communicative, coarse, faraway, long-distance, removed(p), extreme, loose, yon, harsh, unrestrained, inaccurate, ulterior, unequal, unconfined, remote, ventilated, careless, loosely knit, out-of-town, open, open up

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. closeverb

    Synonyms:
    shut, shut up

  2. closeverb

    Synonyms:
    stop, obstruct, choke, stop up

  3. closeverb

    Synonyms:
    conclude, finish, terminate, end, complete, bring to a period

  4. closeverb

    Synonyms:
    unite, coalesce, come together, be brought together

  5. closeverb

    Synonyms:
    terminate, end, be concluded

  6. closenoun

    Synonyms:
    end, conclusion, termination

  7. closeadjective

    Synonyms:
    tight, closed, shut fast

  8. closeadjective

    Synonyms:
    hidden, secret, private

  9. closeadjective

    Synonyms:
    reserved, taciturn, reticent, secretive, not communicative, of few words

  10. closeadjective

    Synonyms:
    retired, withdrawn, concealed, secluded, pent up

  11. closeadjective

    Synonyms:
    confined, stagnant, motionless

  12. closeadjective

    Synonyms:
    oppressive, uncomfortable

  13. closeadjective

    Synonyms:
    dense, compact, solid, compressed, firm, thick

  14. closeadjective

    Synonyms:
    near, approaching nearly

  15. closeadjective

    Synonyms:
    intense, intent, unremitting, earnest, fixed

  16. closeadjective

    Synonyms:
    10. faithful, accurate, precise, exact, strict, nice

  17. closeadjective

    Synonyms:
    parsimonious, stingy, penurious, miserly, niggardly, close-fisted, close-handed, mean, illiberal, ungenerous

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How to use close in a sentence?

  1. Susan Foster:

    This is history, isn't it, it's never going to happen again, we grew up with all the stories of Richard III. We lived close to Bow Bridge, so we know all the legends about him.

  2. Senator McConnell:

    I think we should just move ahead, that was a different situation... it was close to a presidential election. . but this is not close( to a presidential election).

  3. Adam Pertman:

    The best practice is to keep the kid as close to home as possible, in the middle of a war like this, you can't know whether one of the parents is alive -- whether there's a grandparent, an aunt, a cousin. You do a due diligence search for the people who already know the child.

  4. Chris Cuomo:

    If fact [checking] is anything, we've never had anybody with the level of mendacity that he has. Not even close, it's in the eye of the beholder.

  5. Douglas Bettcher:

    The percentage of adults who do not believe smoking causes stroke are for example in China as high as 73 percent, for heart attacks 61 percent of adults in China are not aware that smoking increases the risk, we aim to close this gap.


Translations for close

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  • قريب, أغلق, قفلArabic
  • yakın, qapamaqAzerbaijani
  • яҡынBashkir
  • блізкі, зачыняць, зачыніцьBelarusian
  • близък, край, задънена улица, затварям, завършек, закриване, приключвам, закривамBulgarian
  • বন্ধ করাBengali
  • pròxim, cloure, tancarCatalan, Valencian
  • blízký, zavřítCzech
  • mwll, agos, trymaidd, mwrnWelsh
  • lukke, tætDanish
  • drückend, schwül, nah, Sackgasse, schließen, beenden, zumachenGerman
  • tu, xeEwe
  • κλείνω, ΚοντάGreek
  • korligita, proksima, fermi, finiEsperanto
  • cercano, íntimo, cerca, acercarse, fin, conclusión, tapar, acortar, cerrar, terminar, concluir, achicar, cierre, finalizarSpanish
  • sulgemaEstonian
  • نزدیک, بستنPersian
  • läheinen, loppu, lopettaa, pienentää, sulkeutua, sulkea, päättää, päätös, umpikuja, kiinniFinnish
  • proche, près, mettre fin à, terminer, finir, conclusion, achèvement, clore, fermer, conclure, fin, cul-de-sac, boucherFrench
  • dlúth, dún, druidIrish
  • faisg, dlùth, clobhsa, dùinScottish Gaelic
  • rematar, terminar, pechar, pór finGalician
  • קרוב, קרובה, סגרHebrew
  • पास, बंद करना, बंद करेHindi
  • pwòchHaitian Creole
  • becsuk, BezárásHungarian
  • մոտ, մոտիկ, փակելArmenian
  • vicin, proxime, clauder, concluder, terminarInterlingua
  • dekat, tutupIndonesian
  • klozarIdo
  • vicino, vicina, terminare, chiudere, concludere, fineItalian
  • לִסְגוֹרHebrew
  • 近い, 閉じる, 閉める, 閉まるJapanese
  • ახლო, დახურვაGeorgian
  • ជិត, បិទKhmer
  • ಮುಚ್ಚಿKannada
  • 닫다, 닫기Korean
  • nêzik, نزیک, داخستن, کۆتاییKurdish
  • claudo, propeLatin
  • schléissen, zoumaachenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ໃກ້, ອັດLao
  • artimas, uždarytiLithuanian
  • tuvs, slēgt, aizdarīt, aiztaisīt, aizvērtLatvian
  • taupiri, korire, tata, mutunga, pā, whakamutu, whakaotinga, whakaotiMāori
  • menutupMalay
  • temm, agħlaqMaltese
  • ပိတ်Burmese
  • nabije, drukkend, dichtbij, zwoel, dichten, dichtdoen, sluiten, beëindigen, verkleinenDutch
  • nær, avslutte, lukke, stenge, LukkNorwegian
  • barrar, tancar, sarrar, tamparOccitan
  • zamknąć, zamykać, bliskoPolish
  • próximo, vizinho, perto, fechar, encerrar, concluir, cerrar, terminarPortuguese
  • serrar, sarar, sarrar, serrer, finirRomansh
  • aproape, termina, finisa, închideRomanian
  • близкий, закрытие, тупик, завершение, закрыть, закрывать, сокращать, завершать, окончание, завершить, заканчивать, сократить, закончитьRussian
  • serrai, serrareSardinian
  • zatvoriti, затворитиSerbo-Croatian
  • zavrieťSlovak
  • blízu, zapretiSlovene
  • nära, stänga, avslutaSwedish
  • fungu, fungaSwahili
  • நெருக்கமானTamil
  • ముగించు, మూయు, CloseTelugu
  • ปิด, งับ, หุบThai
  • saraTagalog
  • yakın, kapatmak, örtmek, kitlemek, kapatTurkish
  • закрити, зачиняти, зачинити, закриватиUkrainian
  • بند کرنا, بند کریںUrdu
  • đóng, gầnVietnamese
  • שליסן, closeYiddish
  • Chinese

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