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  1. 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, keep mum, close, close down, obstruct, fold, obturate, turn up, shut down, fold up, shut up, jam, occlude

    Antonyms:
    open up

  2. obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close upverb

    block passage through

    "obstruct the path"

    Synonyms:
    immobilize, close, button up, fold, block up, crush, lug, halt, ram, obturate, jam, pile, pack, block off, blank out, mob, freeze, obstruct, deflect, parry, stop, embarrass, shut up, kibosh, draw a blank, hinder, impede, block, clam up, forget, chock up, throng, stuff, stymy, blockade, immobilise, bar, be quiet, occlude, barricade, dummy up, cram, wad, keep mum, choke up, jampack, stymie, shut down, belt up, close down

    Antonyms:
    open up

  3. 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, keep mum, close, close down, obstruct, fold, obturate, shut down, shut up, jam, occlude

    Antonyms:
    open up

  4. close up, clam up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mumadverb

    refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent

    "The children shut up when their father approached"

    Synonyms:
    block, shut away, belt up, hush, button up, dummy, impede, lock away, lock up, hush up, be quiet, still, dummy up, clam up, keep mum, close, close down, obstruct, put away, lock in, fold, obturate, lock, shut down, quieten, shut up, jam, silence, occlude

    Antonyms:
    open up

  5. close up, at close rangeadverb

    very close

    "without my reading glasses I can hardly see things close up"; "even firing at close range he missed"

    Synonyms:
    at close range

    Antonyms:
    open up

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. close up

    Synonyms:
    unite, join, consolidate, bring together

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How to use close up in a sentence?

  1. Charlie Chaplin:

    Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.

  2. Suu Kyi:

    I think there is a lot of hostility there -- it is Muslims killing Muslims as well, if they think they are cooperating with the authorities, it is not just a matter of ethnic cleansing, as you put it -- it is a matter of people on different sides of the divide, and this divide we are trying to close up.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I would close up our borders, we are lax and we are foolish.

  4. John Kerry:

    A lot of people felt that because of the hard fought election and the nature of the presidential contest that they would never come together and that Afghanistan would literally split wide open as a result, close up that is not what I saw.

  5. Adrian Piedra:

    To me, the robot is eight years in the making, you have to understand how every single part of this robot is functioning -- what are all of the things that can go wrong, and things are always going wrong. So it's always like a puzzle. Being able to dive deep into the ocean and exploring some wrecks that would have never been seen this close up is very rewarding.


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