Results for close

Definitions of close:

part of speech: adverb

In a close manner: nearly: densely.

part of speech: noun

Closeness.

part of speech: verb transitive

To make close: to draw together and unite: to finish.

part of speech: adverb

Closely.

part of speech: adjective

Shut up: with no opening: confined, unventilated: narrow: near, in time or place: compact: crowded: hidden: reserved: crafty.

part of speech: noun

An inclosed place: a small inclosed field: a narrow passage of a street.

part of speech: noun

The manner or time of closing: a pause or stop: the end.

part of speech: adverb

Near; tightly; narrowly; stingily.

part of speech: verb transitive

To shut; to shut up, as an opening by filling; to join, as an electric circuit; bring together; end.

part of speech: adverb

Closely; nearly; secretly.

part of speech: noun

An inclosed space; the grounds of a cathedral or abbey; an alley; end; cessation.

part of speech: adjective

Shut; having no vent or outlet; confined; compact; solid or dense; concise; brief; very near; private; narrow; crafty; penurious; warm; oppressive, as the weather.

part of speech: adjective

Having no outlet; confined; without ventilation; shut fast; narrow; secretive; stingy; near, as in time, etc.; intimate; having its parts near each other; compact; fitting snugly; open only to a certain few; restricted by law, as a game season; pronounced with the lips near together; as a close vowel; oppressive; minute; precise.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To come together; shut in; terminate or make an ending; followed by with; grapple with an opponent; to agree.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To grow together: to come to an end.

part of speech: noun

Conclusion; end; a pause; cessation.

part of speech: noun

In Scot., a narrow passage or entry; a courtyard; an inclosure.

part of speech: verb

To shut; to make fast; to end or finish; to cover; to inclose; to come or bring together; to unite.

part of speech: noun

The end; conclusion.

Usage examples for close:

  • It is a close thing. "The Passenger from Calais", Arthur Griffiths
  • I shall keep a close watch. "The Nightrider's Feud", Walter C. McConnell
  • I did not again close my eyes during the whole day. "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society
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