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Synonyms for close up

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  1. close up, close, fold, shut down, close down(verb)

    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 up(verb)

    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, close(verb)

    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 mum(adverb)

    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 range(adverb)

    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

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. Ursula K. LeGuin:

    If you see a whole thing - it seems that it's always beautiful. Planets, lives.... But close up a world's all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life's a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern.

  2. Ukraine Trump:

    99.9 % of young people recover, 99 % of people recover. We have to recover. We can't close up our nation.

  3. Stephen Huvane:

    Giada tapes sometimes three episodes in one day, and they do multiple takes on a close-up of her eating. She doesn’t always eat and swallow every time, since they can do sometimes six to 10 takes with three episodes a day, and that would be like eating six to eight meals a day … The bottom line is, she most certainly does eat the food she prepares on the show, but does not always consume the whole dish, as that would be too much for most people to eat in one day.

  4. Scott Bolton:

    The general theme of our discoveries is really how different Jupiter looked from how we expected, this is a close-up and personal look at Jupiter. We thought it was uniform inside and relatively boring. What we're finding is anything but that.

  5. Diane Kruger:

    The funny part is that Quentin’s hands are in the close-up, but Quentin Tarantino said, ‘ [ Christoph Waltz is ] not going to do it right, it ’ll either be too much or too little. ’.

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Translations for close up

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  • sulkea, umpeutua, tiivistyä, tiivistääFinnish

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