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shut

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block up

near

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even

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Synonyms for close

not far from another in space, time, or relation

very closely associated

having all parts near to each other

nearly equivalent or even

not deviating from correctness, accuracy, or completeness

affording little room for movement

oppressive due to a lack of fresh air

to move (a door, for example) in order to cover an opening

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to plug up something, as a hole, space, or container

to bring or come to a natural or proper end

to come together

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close in: to surround and advance upon

close off: to set apart from a group

close out: to get rid of completely by selling, especially in quantity or at a discount

an area partially or entirely enclosed by walls or buildings

to a point near in time, space, or relation

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the temporal end

the concluding part of any performance

move so that an opening or passage is obstructed

become closed

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cease to operate or cause to cease operating

finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)

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come to a close

complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement

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be priced or listed when trading stops

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engage at close quarters

cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop

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change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact

come together, as if in an embrace

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bring together all the elements or parts of

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fill or stop up

unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of

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finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead

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at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other

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close in relevance or relationship

not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances

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rigorously attentive

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marked by fidelity to an original

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(of a contest or contestants) evenly matched

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crowded

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lacking fresh air

of textiles

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strictly confined or guarded

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confined to specific persons

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fitting closely but comfortably

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used of hair or haircuts

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giving or spending with reluctance

inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information

near in time or place or relationship

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in an attentive manner

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If the BRIC economies--Brazil, Russia, India and China--were in a race, Brazil would be running close to last place.
But agencies need to keep in mind that virtualization actually increases the strain on systems and hardware by running close to full capacity and requires a powerful and reliable management solution to provide detailed metrics on both physical and virtual server performance and availability.
According to Bob Moore, the company's current locations are running close to capacity.
Undersized screens will not produce a clean spec product when running close to capacity and can significantly slow down production flow.
It says those running close to capacity face the risk of reduced performance if they do not upgrade before the end of October, when many of the banks start to cut off infrastructure changes.
Bulldogs approaching:The Highland boys team is running close behind Antelope Valley lately, wherever the teams meet.
Bush and Democrat rival John Kerry are running close in the race to the White House, with Bush on 43 per cent and Kerry on 41.
9 seconds, with the six-speed automatic running close at 6.
Creative Services managing director Gene Thompson said, "The company has been running close to 15 years, and never has the business been more competitive.
Industry analysts suggest that motor vehicle sales were running close to August levels, and chain store sales were only modestly lower.