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Synonyms for close

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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Taug, but a moment before filled with rage toward Tarzan of the Apes, stood close to the battling pair, his red-rimmed, wicked little eyes glaring at them.
The master mounted into the high desk by the door, and one of the prepostors of the week stood by him on the steps, the other three marching up and down the middle of the school with their canes, calling out, "Silence, silence!" The sixth form stood close by the door on the left, some thirty in number, mostly great big grown men, as Tom thought, surveying them from a distance with awe; the fifth form behind them, twice their number, and not quite so big.
Some of the sixth stop at the door to turn the whole string of boys into the close. It is a great match-day, and every boy in the school, will he, nill he, must be there.
Then the two sides close, and you can see nothing for minutes but a swaying crowd of boys, at one point violently agitated.
The ball has just fallen again where the two sides are thickest, and they close rapidly around it in a scrummage.
The lines are thickest close to him, but young Brooke and two or three of his men are shifting up farther, where the opposite line is weak.
There it flies, straight between the two posts, some five feet above the cross-bar, an unquestioned goal; and a shout of real, genuine joy rings out from the School-house players-up, and a faint echo of it comes over the close from the goal- keepers under the Doctor's wall.
At this moment Griffith, the itinerant vender of oranges from Hill Morton, enters the close with his heavy baskets.
On one occasion as they were dining upon the carcass of a boar that Sheeta had dispatched, Numa, the lion, grim and terrible, broke through the tangled grasses close beside them.
Through half open lids she saw the sunlight filtering through the leafy canopy above her--she wondered at the realism of her dream; full consciousness returned and with it the conviction that she was in truth being held close by strong arms against a bosom that throbbed to the beating of a real heart.
'Yes, you're right--I--I--keep it close--very close.'
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If a nursing home were to close, it's a reasonable expectation that the neighborhood clinic would suffer financially, since it would have only the local citizens to serve.
Glenn Close delivers, Her Norma is way over the top, with hugely theatrical gestures, histrionic line readings, and the cunning of a she-wolf.
"Hap' Arnold had written an article for The Infantry Journal suggesting that aircraft could be used not just for close support of troops, but for ambitious offensive operations.