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Synonyms for closure
ˈkloʊ ʒərclo·sure

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. closing, closurenoun

    approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap

    "the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision"

    Synonyms:
    block, gag law, completion, end, gag rule, conclusion, ending, culmination, resolution, stoppage, mop up, cloture, close, occlusion, blockage, law of closure, settlement, closing, shutdown, shutting, stop, closedown, windup

  2. closure, cloture, gag rule, gag lawnoun

    a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body

    Synonyms:
    stop, block, settlement, shutdown, gag law, occlusion, law of closure, resolution, gag rule, cloture, blockage, closedown, stoppage, closing

  3. closure, law of closurenoun

    a Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive incomplete objects as complete and to close or fill gaps and to perceive asymmetric stimuli as symmetric

    Synonyms:
    stop, block, settlement, shutdown, gag law, occlusion, law of closure, resolution, gag rule, cloture, blockage, closedown, stoppage, closing

  4. settlement, resolution, closurenoun

    something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making

    "they finally reached a settlement with the union"; "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"; "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure"

    Synonyms:
    colony, small town, block, firmness of purpose, liquidation, closedown, resolving power, stop, solving, answer, gag law, colonization, resoluteness, solution, solvent, cloture, resolve, stoppage, result, resolving, declaration, law of closure, settlement, closing, blockage, gag rule, shutdown, firmness, occlusion, village, resolution, colonisation

  5. blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppagenoun

    an obstruction in a pipe or tube

    "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"

    Synonyms:
    hitch, cube, blocking, full stop, stoppage, layover, cloture, law of closure, halt, plosive, gag law, diaphragm, pulley-block, pulley, arrest, closing, point, closedown, plosive speech sound, occlusion, cylinder block, check, occluded front, obstruction, mental block, engine block, full point, block, blockage, stop consonant, stopover, shutdown, stop, occlusive, city block, auction block, resolution, period, stay, pulley block, catch, plosive consonant, gag rule, settlement

  6. blockage, closure, occlusionnoun

    the act of blocking

    Synonyms:
    block, gag law, occluded front, gag rule, obstruction, stoppage, cloture, blockage, occlusion, law of closure, settlement, closing, shutdown, stop, closedown, resolution

  7. closure, closedown, closing, shutdownverb

    termination of operations

    "they regretted the closure of the day care center"

    Synonyms:
    block, gag law, completion, end, gag rule, conclusion, ending, culmination, stoppage, mop up, cloture, blockage, occlusion, law of closure, settlement, closing, shutdown, close, shutting, stop, closedown, resolution, windup

  8. closure, clotureverb

    terminate debate by calling for a vote

    "debate was closured"; "cloture the discussion"

    Synonyms:
    cloture

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How to use closure in a sentence?

  1. Marzuki Darusman:

    The strategy aims at eventually shedding light on all cases of abductions and enforced disappearances allegedly committed by agents from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, achieving closure and accountability for the abductions ... is the ultimate goal of this strategy.

  2. Thmeka Curry:

    For me right now, it’s more of I just need to know what happened, so I can have that closure for my son. That’s it.

  3. Karen Crosby:

    Feels like we will have some sort of closure to this situation.

  4. Harley Tropin:

    We're pleased to give this recovery to the victims which we think is extremely meaningful and a big step to bringing them closure to this horrible tragedy.

  5. Dounia Dekhili:

    With so many hospitals now at a risk of closure, the lives of many Syrians are in even greater danger, fuel is needed to run water pumps for clean water, to run incubators for newborns and to run ambulances for lifesaving care.


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