WikiDictionary.org






Wiki Dictionary Search





Close (IPA: /ˈkɫoʊs/, /ˈkɫoʊz/)


Close (n.)

To stop, or fill up, as an opening; to shut; as, to close the eyes; to close a door.

Close (n.)

To bring together the parts of; to consolidate; as, to close the ranks of an army; -- often used with up.

Close (n.)

To bring to an end or period; to conclude; to complete; to finish; to end; to consummate; as, to close a bargain; to close a course of instruction.

Close (n.)

To come or gather around; to inclose; to encompass; to confine.

Close (v. i.)

To come together; to unite or coalesce, as the parts of a wound, or parts separated.

Close (v. i.)

To end, terminate, or come to a period; as, the debate closed at six o'clock.

Close (v. i.)

To grapple; to engage in hand-to-hand fight.

Close (n.)

The manner of shutting; the union of parts; junction.

Close (n.)

Conclusion; cessation; ending; end.

Close (n.)

A grapple in wrestling.

Close (n.)

The conclusion of a strain of music; cadence.

Close (n.)

A double bar marking the end.

Close (v. t.)

An inclosed place; especially, a small field or piece of land surrounded by a wall, hedge, or fence of any kind; -- specifically, the precinct of a cathedral or abbey.

Close (v. t.)

A narrow passage leading from a street to a court, and the houses within.

Close (v. t.)

The interest which one may have in a piece of ground, even though it is not inclosed.

Close (v. t.)

Shut fast; closed; tight; as, a close box.

Close (v. t.)

Narrow; confined; as, a close alley; close quarters.

Close (v. t.)

Oppressive; without motion or ventilation; causing a feeling of lassitude; -- said of the air, weather, etc.

Close (v. t.)

Strictly confined; carefully quarded; as, a close prisoner.

Close (v. t.)

Out of the way observation; secluded; secret; hidden.

Close (v. t.)

Disposed to keep secrets; secretive; reticent.

Close (v. t.)

Having the parts near each other; dense; solid; compact; as applied to bodies; viscous; tenacious; not volatile, as applied to liquids.

Close (v. t.)

Concise; to the point; as, close reasoning.

Close (v. t.)

Adjoining; near; either in space; time, or thought; -- often followed by to.

Close (v. t.)

Short; as, to cut grass or hair close.

Close

System call

Close

System call of the Linux kernel

Close

Album

Close

2004 film by Marcus Lenz

Close

1993 single by Camouflage

Close Synonyms

Surrounding, Next, Close-hauled, Impendent, Juxtaposed, At Hand, Enveloping, Circumferent, Close Together, Impending, Nestled, Snuggled, Adpressed, Ambient, Close-set, Immediate, Hand-to-hand, Close Set, Walking, Close At Hand, Appressed, Proximate, Scalelike, Side By Side, Adjacent, Contiguous, Walk-to, Imminent, Approximate, Encompassing

Close Synonyms

Stuffy, Airless, Unaired, Unventilated

Close Synonyms

Closely Knit, Familiar, Thick, Good, Near, Confidential, Intimate, Boon, Close-knit, Dear, Cozy, Approximate, Chummy, Buddy-buddy

Close Synonyms

Careful

Close Synonyms

Stingy, Cheeseparing, Near, Penny-pinching, Skinny, Ungenerous

Close Synonyms

Tightlipped, Incommunicative, Uncommunicative, Closemouthed, Closelipped, Secretive

Close Synonyms

Confining, Confined

Close Synonyms

Faithful, Accurate

Close Synonyms

Neighbouring, Neighboring, Hot, Nearby, Adjacent, Nigh, Near, Warm

Close Synonyms

Private

Close Synonyms

Restrained

Close Synonyms

Short

Close Synonyms

Tight, Close-fitting, Snug

Close Synonyms

Tight, Equal

Close Synonyms

Tight, Fine

Close Synonyms

Tight, Closely

Close Synonyms

Nigh, Near

Close Synonyms

Conclusion, Closing, End, Ending

Close Synonyms

Finis, Closing Curtain, Finale

Close Synonyms

Finis, Stopping Point, Finale, Finish, Conclusion, Last

Close Synonyms

Synonyms: []}

Close Synonyms

Synonyms: []}

Close Synonyms

Shut Down, Close Up, Fold, Close Down

Close Synonyms

Close Up

Close Synonyms

Come Together

Close (Last Name / Surname)

Close is the #3,739 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 9,474 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Close in Spanish is Cerca

Tagalog Translation

Close in Tagalog is Isara

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [To Naruto] A person who feels nothing at the death of those close to him is no different than a butcher." - Naruto

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A close mouth catches nae flees." - Scots proverbs

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A close mouth catches no flies." - Miguel de Cervantes

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A fly was very close to being called a land, cause that's what they do half the time." - Mitch Hedberg

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A little time, and thou shalt close thy eyes; and him who has attended thee to thy grave, another soon will lament." - Marcus Aurelius


WikiThesaurus.org

Click for Synonyms of close on WikiThesaurus


NameReports.com

Check domain name registration of close.com on NameReports