Scrabble word: CLOSE
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Definitions of CLOSE in dictionaries:
- noun - the temporal end
- noun - the last section of a communication
- noun - the concluding part of any performance
- verb - move so that an opening or passage is obstructed
- verb - become closed
- verb - cease to operate or cause to cease operating
- verb - finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)
- verb - come to a close
- verb - complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement
- verb - be priced or listed when trading stops
- verb - engage at close quarters
- verb - cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop
- verb - change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact
- verb - come together, as if in an embrace
- verb - draw near
- verb - bring together all the elements or parts of
- verb - bar access to
- verb - fill or stop up
- verb - unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of
- verb - finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead
- adj - at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
- adj - close in relevance or relationship
- adj - not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
- adj - rigorously attentive
- adj - marked by fidelity to an original
- adj - (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched
- adj - crowded
- adj - lacking fresh air
- adj - of textiles
- adj - strictly confined or guarded
- adj - confined to specific persons
- adj - fitting closely but comfortably
- adj - used of hair or haircuts
- adj - giving or spending with reluctance
- adj - inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
- adv - near in time or place or relationship
- adv - in an attentive manner
- Being near in space or time.
- Being near in relationship: close relatives.
- Bound by mutual interests, loyalties, or affections; intimate: close friends.
- Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact: a close weave.
- Being near the surface; short: a close haircut.
- Being on the brink of: close to tears.
- Decided by a narrow margin; almost even: a close election.
- Faithful to the original: a close copy.
- Rigorous; thorough: close attention; close supervision.
- Shut; closed.
- Shut in; enclosed.
- Confining or narrow; crowded: close quarters.
- Fitting tightly: close garments.
- Lacking fresh air; stuffy: a close room.
- Confined to specific persons or groups: a close secret.
- Strictly confined or guarded: kept under close custody.
- Hidden from view; secluded.
- Secretive; reticent: was close about her personal life.
- Giving or spending with reluctance; stingy.
- Not easily acquired; scarce: Money was close.
- Pronounced with the tongue near the palate, as the ee in meet.
- Marked by more rather than less punctuation, especially commas.
- To move (a door, for example) so that an opening or passage is covered or obstructed; shut.
- To bar access to: closed the road for repairs.
- To fill or stop up: closed the cracks with plaster.
- To stop the operations of permanently or temporarily: closed down the factory.
- To bring to an end; terminate: close a letter; close a bank account.
- To bring together all the elements or parts of: Management closed ranks and ostracized the troublemaker.
- To join or unite; bring into contact: close a circuit.
- To draw or bind together the edges of: close a wound.
- To complete the final details or negotiations on: close a deal.
- To enclose on all sides.
- To become shut: The door closed quietly.
- To come to an end; finish: The book closes on a hopeful note.
- To reach an agreement; come to terms.
- To cease operation: The shop closes at six.
- To engage at close quarters: closed with the enemy.
- To draw near: The orbiter closed with the space station in preparation for docking.
- To come together: My arms closed around the little child.
- The act of closing.
- A conclusion; a finish: The meeting came to a close.
- The concluding part of a phrase or theme; a cadence.
- A narrow way or alley.
- A fight at close quarters.
- To seem to be gathering in on all sides: The problems closed in.
- To advance on a target so as to block escape: The police closed in on the sniper.
- To surround so as to make unusable: The airport was closed in by fog.
- To dispose of (a line of merchandise) at reduced prices.
- At a close angle into the direction from which the wind is blowing: sailing close to the wind.
- adj - situated within a short distance
- verb - to come near or nearer to
- adj - to block against entry or passage [v CLOSED, CLOSING, CLOSES] : CLOSABLE
There are 5 letters in CLOSE: C E L O S
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