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1 close

The temporal end; the concluding time:
— They were playing better at the close of the season.

synoniemen: conclusion, finale, finis, finish, last, stopping point.

Roget 67: end, close, termination; desinence, conclusion, finis, finale, period, term, terminus, endpoint, last, omega; extreme, ... meer laten zien

Roget 181: region, sphere, ground, soil, area, field, realm, hemisphere, quarter, district, beat, orb, circuit, circle; ... meer laten zien

Roget 729: completion, accomplishment, achievement, fulfillment; performance, execution; despatch, dispatch; consummation, culmination; finish, conclusion; close etc. ... meer laten zien



2 close

The last section of a communication.

synoniemen: closing, conclusion, end, ending.

Nederlands: slot
Pools: finał, finisz, zakończenie

3 close

The concluding part of any performance.

synoniemen: closing curtain, finale, finis.

Nederlands: besluit, finale, slot, slotstuk

werkwoord

1 close

Move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut:
— Close the door.

synoniem: shut.

Nederlands: dichtdoen, dichten, dichtmaken, sluiten, toedoen

2 close

Become closed:
— The windows closed with a loud bang.

synoniem: shut.

Nederlands: dichtgaan, sluiten

3 close

Cease to operate or cause to cease operating:
— The owners decided to move and to close the factory.
— My business closes every night at 8 P.M..
— Close up the shop.

synoniemen: close down, close up, fold, shut down.

Nederlands: afsluiten, lamleggen, platgooien, platleggen, platliggen, stilleggen, stilliggen, uitzetten

4 close

Finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.).

5 close

Come to a close:
— The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin.

synoniem: conclude.

Roget 67: end, close, finish, terminate, conclude, be all over; expire; die etc. 360; come-, draw-to-a-close etc. n.; ... meer laten zien

Roget 769: contract, covenant, agree for; engage etc. (promise) 768.    treat, negotiate, stipulate, make terms; bargain etc. (barter) ... meer laten zien

6 close

Complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement.

7 close

Be priced or listed when trading stops.

8 close

Engage at close quarters.

9 close

Cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop.

10 close

Change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact.

11 close

Come together, as if in an embrace:
— Her arms closed around her long lost relative.

synoniem: come together.

12 close

Draw near.

13 close

Bring together all the elements or parts of.

14 close

Bar access to.

15 close

Fill or stop up:
— Can you close the cracks with caulking?.

synoniem: fill up.

Roget 261: close, occlude, plug; block up, stop up, fill up, bung up, cork up, button up, stuff up, shut up, dam up; blockade, ... meer laten zien

16 close

Unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of:
— Close the circuit.
— Close a wound.
— Close a book.
— Close up an umbrella.

synoniem: close up.

17 close

Finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 close

At or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other.

Roget 572: concise, brief, short, terse, close; to the point, exact; neat, compact; compressed, condensed, pointed; laconic, curt, ... meer laten zien

2 close

Close in relevance or relationship.

Pools: bliski

3 close

Not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances:
— She was close to tears.
— Had a close call.

synoniemen: near, nigh.

Roget 17: similar; resembling etc. v.; like, alike; twin.    analogous, analogical; parallel, of a piece [Fr.]; such as, so; ... meer laten zien

Roget 197: near, nigh; close at hand, near at hand; close, neighboring; bordering upon, contiguous, adjacent, adjoining; proximate, proximal; at hand, ... meer laten zien

Roget 819: parsimonious, penurious, stingy, miserly, mean, shabby, peddling, scrubby, penny wise, near, niggardly, close; fast handed, close handed, ... meer laten zien

Pools: bliski, niedaleki, nieodległy

4 close

Rigorously attentive; strict and thorough.

5 close

Marked by fidelity to an original:
— A close translation.

synoniem: faithful.

Roget 21: faithful; lifelike etc. (similar) 17; close, conscientious.    unoriginal, imitative, derivative.   

Roget 494: real, actual etc. (existing) 1; veritable, true; right, correct; certain etc. 474; substantially true, ... meer laten zien

6 close

of a contest or contestants Evenly matched:
— A close contest.
— A close election.

synoniem: tight.

Roget 43: joined etc. v.; joint; conjoint, conjunct; corporate, compact; hand in hand.    firm, fast, close, tight, taut, ... meer laten zien

7 close

Crowded:
— Close quarters.

synoniem: confining.

8 close

Lacking fresh air:
— The dreadfully close atmosphere.

synoniemen: airless, stuffy, unaired.

Roget 321: dense, solid; solidified etc. v.; caseous; pukka; coherent, cohesive etc. 46; compact, close, serried, ... meer laten zien

Roget 382: hot, warm, mild, genial, tepid, lukewarm, unfrozen; thermal, thermic; calorific; fervent, fervid; ardent; ... meer laten zien

9 close

Of textiles:
— A close weave.

synoniem: tight.

10 close

Strictly confined or guarded.

11 close

Confined to specific persons.

12 close

Fitting closely but comfortably:
— A close fit.

synoniemen: close-fitting, snug.

13 close

Used of hair or haircuts.

14 close

Giving or spending with reluctance:
— Very close (or near) with his money.

synoniemen: cheeseparing, near, penny-pinching, skinny.

Roget 203: narrow, close; slender, thin, fine; thread-like etc. (filament) 205; finespun, gossamer; paper-thin; taper, ... meer laten zien

15 close

Inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information:
— Although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it.

synoniemen: closelipped, closemouthed, secretive, tightlipped.

Roget 528: concealed etc. v.; hidden; secret, recondite, mystic, cabalistic, occult, dark; cryptic, cryptical; private, ... meer laten zien

Pools: skryty

bijwoord

1 close

Near in time or place or relationship:
— The bullet didn't come close.
— Don't get too close to the fire.

synoniemen: near, nigh.

2 close

In an attentive manner:
— He remained close on his guard.

synoniemen: closely, tight.


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