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Synonyms for closure
ˈkloʊ ʒər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. closing, closure(noun)

    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 law(noun)

    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 closure(noun)

    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, closure(noun)

    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, stoppage(noun)

    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, occlusion(noun)

    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, shutdown(verb)

    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, cloture(verb)

    terminate debate by calling for a vote

    "debate was closured"; "cloture the discussion"

    Synonyms:
    cloture

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How to say closure in sign language?

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How to use closure in a sentence?

  1. Lacey Seal:

    She's ready for it to be done, it's going to bring some closure to the entire family.

  2. Colin James:

    The message that we're sending is that it's not just about General Motors' workers. All the suppliers, including Lear Whitby, are impacted by a potential closure.

  3. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister:

    Like any case at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office we want to bring closure to the families involved and the community. We are seeing greater interest in this case thanks to Tiger King and we encourage anyone who knows something to call 813-247-8200.

  4. Ramo Ademovic:

    After so many years, this is the only thing that can give you some sense of closure.

  5. Lesley Gordon:

    I think it gives a sense of closure.


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