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Synonyms for close up

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

How to pronounce close up?

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How to say close up in sign language?

  1. closeup

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How to use close up in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

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

  2. John Spencer:

    I would never have believed that the first close up picture we get of Pluto didn't have a single impact crater on it, that's just astonishing.

  3. Charlie Chaplin:

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

  4. Charlie Chaplin:

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

  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. ’.


Translations for close up

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  • sulkea, umpeutua, tiivistyä, tiivistääFinnish

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