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close
I adjective
1)

the town is close to Leeds

Syn:
near, nearby, adjacent, neighbouring, adjoining, abutting, at hand
2)

a very close match

Syn:
even, neck and neck
3)

close friends

Syn:
intimate, dear, bosom, close-knit, inseparable, devoted, faithful, special, firm
4)

a close resemblance

Syn:
noticeable, marked, distinct, pronounced, strong
5)

a close examination

Syn:
careful, detailed, thorough, minute, searching, painstaking, meticulous, rigorous
6)

the weather was close

Syn:
humid, muggy, stuffy, airless, heavy, sticky, sultry, stifling
Ant:
far, distant, one-sided, slight, cursory, fresh
II 1. verb
1)

she closed the door

Syn:
shut, pull to, push to, slam
2)

close the hole

Syn:
block, stop up, plug, seal, bung up, clog up, choke, obstruct
3)

he closed the meeting

Syn:
end, conclude, finish, terminate, wind up
4)

the factory is to close

Syn:
shut down, close down, cease production, cease trading, be wound up, go out of business; informal fold, go to the wall, go bust
5)

he closed a deal

Syn:
clinch, settle, secure, seal, confirm, pull off, conclude, finalize; informal wrap up
Ant:
open, start
2. noun

the close of the talks

Syn:
end, finish, conclusion
Ant:
beginning

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