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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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'I saw them coming close to where I was, then I heard a loud bang and the boat capsized,' he said.
Mars will be coming close to the moon at the time of dawn on December 14, where it will be at three degrees from southern moon's centre.
Think of a dash of Twin Peaks and a great dollop of Blue Velvet and you are coming close to capturing the mood of a very black comedy that could be career changing for Matthew McConaughey.
Reports suggest playmaker Taarabt is agitating after a new deal at the Barclays Premier League side, despite coming close to leaving Loftus Road for Paris St Germain this summer.
It's hard to see any other Super League clubs coming close to these prices, let alone matching them.
Because also coming close to cracking are two million people on the dole, millions more fearing for their jobs and thousands who are having their homes repossessed.
THE Archbishop of York yesterday warned Britain was in danger of "coming close to a police state" in the wake of the arrest of suspected terrorists in Birmingham.
The Argentine official, who sent off the England striker, said: "He was complaining all the time, always coming close to me saying 'referee' this and 'referee' that.
Meanwhile, Cardiff City's Joe Ledley admits he can't see anyone coming close to the status Ryan Giggs has in Welsh football.
Judging from the print advertisements put out by prospecting call centre firms, Sudbury does not appear to be coming close to exhausting its available labour supply.
Liam Daish's Blue Square Premier outfit started well and might have scored early on with Michael Gash and Jamie Hand both coming close.
Both sides had early chances with Methil keeper Paul Mathers denying Kendal striker Peter Wright twice and Paul McManus coming close on a couple of occasions for the visitors.
"It has been a good run but it's frustrating to keep coming close to victory without actually pulling it off.
Yesterday the thermometer hit 32.3C at London's Heathrow, coming close to breaking the 2006 record set in June of 32.4C.
A place in next season's UEFA Cup alongside Bolton and Middlesbrough might have softened the blow of the Frank Arnesen affair but Spurs missed out yet again after coming close to qualification in the Premiership too.