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close (n):
the concluding part of any performance
close (n):
the last section of a communication
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in conclusion I want to say...
Related Words: closingend
close (n):
the temporal end; the concluding time
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the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell.
the market was up at the finish.
they were playing better at the close of the season

Related Words: finish
close (v):
finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead
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The relief pitcher closed with two runs in the second inning
close (v):
complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement
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We closed on the house on Friday.
They closed the deal on the building
close (v):
unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of
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close the circuit.
close a wound.
close a book.
close up an umbrella
close (v):
move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
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Close the door.
shut the window

Related Words: shut
close (v):
become closed
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The windows closed with a loud bang
Related Words: shut
close (v):
bar access to
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Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours
close (v):
fill or stop up
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Can you close the cracks with caulking?
close (v):
bring together all the elements or parts of
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Management closed ranks
close (v):
cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop
close (v):
draw near
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The probe closed with the space station
close (v):
come together, as if in an embrace
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Her arms closed around her long lost relative
close (v):
change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact
close (a):
not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
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near neighbors.
in the near future.
they are near equals.
his nearest approach to success.
a very near thing.
a near hit by the bomb.
she was near tears.
she was close to tears.
had a close call

Related Words: near
close (v):
engage at close quarters
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close with the enemy
close (v):
finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)
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The meeting was closed with a charge by the chairman of the board
close (v):
cease to operate or cause to cease operating
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The owners decided to move and to close the factory.
My business closes every night at 8 P.M..
close up the shop

Related Words: downshut down
close (v):
come to a close
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The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin
close (v):
be priced or listed when trading stops
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The stock market closed high this Friday.
My new stocks closed at $59 last night
close (s):
marked by fidelity to an original
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a close translation.
a faithful copy of the portrait.
a faithful rendering of the observed facts

Related Word: faithful
close (s):
rigorously attentive; strict and thorough
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close supervision.
paid close attention.
a close study.
kept a close watch on expenditures
close (s):
(of a contest or contestants) evenly matched
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a close contest.
a close election.
a tight game
close (a):
at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
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close to noon.
how close are we to town?
a close formation of ships
close (a):
close in relevance or relationship
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a close family.
we are all...in close sympathy with....
close kin.
a close resemblance
close (s):
inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
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although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it
Related Words: secretive
close (s):
crowded
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close quarters
close (s):
giving or spending with reluctance
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our cheeseparing administration.
very close (or near) with his money.
a penny-pinching miserly old man

Related Words: penny-pinching
close (s):
used of hair or haircuts
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a close military haircut
close (s):
fitting closely but comfortably
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a close fit
close (s):
confined to specific persons
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a close secret
close (s):
strictly confined or guarded
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kept under close custody
close (s):
of textiles
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a close weave.
smooth percale with a very tight weave
close (s):
lacking fresh air
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a dusty airless attic.
the dreadfully close atmosphere.
hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke

Related Word: stuffy
close (r):
near in time or place or relationship
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as the wedding day drew near.
stood near the door.
don't shoot until they come near.
getting near to the true explanation.
her mother is always near.
The end draws nigh.
the bullet didn't come close.
don't get too close to the fire
close (r):
in an attentive manner
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he remained close on his guard
Related Word: ly
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If you can't lick them, join them

bükemediğin bileği öp.
If you cannot defeat an opponent or get him to change his ideas, plans or way of doing things, the best thing is to change your ideas, plans...


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