Meaning : 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.
Meaning : Finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.).
The meeting was closed with a charge by the chairman of the board.
Meaning : Come to a close.
The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin.
Synonyms : conclude
Meaning : Complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement.
We closed on the house on Friday.
They closed the deal on the building.
Meaning : Be priced or listed when trading stops.
The stock market closed high this Friday.
My new stocks closed at $59 last night.
Meaning : Engage at close quarters.
Close with the enemy.
Meaning : Cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop.
Meaning : Change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact.
Meaning : Come together, as if in an embrace.
Her arms closed around her long lost relative.
Synonyms : come together
Meaning : Draw near.
The probe closed with the space station.
Meaning : Bring together all the elements or parts of.
Management closed ranks.
Meaning : Bar access to.
Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours.
Meaning : Fill or stop up.
Can you close the cracks with caulking?.
Synonyms : fill up
Meaning : Unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of.
Close the circuit.
Close a wound.
Close a book.
Close up an umbrella.
Synonyms : close up
Meaning : Finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead.
The relief pitcher closed with two runs in the second inning.
Meaning : At or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other.
Close to noon.
How close are we to town?.
A close formation of ships.
Meaning : Close in relevance or relationship.
A close family.
We are all...in close sympathy with....
A close resemblance.
Meaning : Not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances.
In the near future.
They are near equals.
His nearest approach to success.
A very near thing.
A near hit by the bomb.
She was near tears.
She was close to tears.
Had a close call.
Located at a great distance in time or space or degree.We come from a far country.
Meaning : Rigorously attentive. Strict and thorough.
Paid close attention.
A close study.
Kept a close watch on expenditures.
Meaning : Marked by fidelity to an original.
A close translation.
A faithful copy of the portrait.
A faithful rendering of the observed facts.
Synonyms : faithful
Meaning : (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched.
A close contest.
A close election.
A tight game.
Synonyms : tight
Meaning : Crowded.
Synonyms : confining
Meaning : Of textiles.
A close weave.
Smooth percale with a very tight weave.
Synonyms : tight
Meaning : Strictly confined or guarded.
Kept under close custody.
Meaning : Confined to specific persons.
A close secret.
Meaning : Used of hair or haircuts.
A close military haircut.
Meaning : Near in time or place or relationship.
As the wedding day drew near.
Stood near the door.
Don't shoot until they come near.
Getting near to the true explanation.
Her mother is always near.
The end draws nigh.
The bullet didn't come close.
Don't get too close to the fire.