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What is another word for closed?

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Adjective
Shut, not open, especially of a door
“Cullings attempted to open the closed door but it stuck on its track. He then shook the door, whereupon it fell and struck him, causing the injuries for which he brought action.”
Adjective
No longer in service or business
“It's impossible to say that a closed business is, by its very nature, a failure. A closed business could be a successful business, but just one that came to its natural end.”
Adjective
Not open to question or debate
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“Our investigation in this matter is now closed and we have determined that Mr. Wilcox's death resulted from accidental causes.”
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Only admitting a select group of people
“You have a closed group of six members and six members leave the group. You are left with nobody. I'd hardly call that stability, would you?”
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Impossible to travel along or over
“The closed road may be opened again for use at some time in the future.”
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Ignorant of or uninterested in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one's own experience
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“Cabral seems to have been spiritual and religious, but his spirituality was closed to foreign cultures.”
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Without breaks, gaps or interruptions
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Not allowing air to escape or pass through
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Intended to be kept secret
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Blocked up due to congestion
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Closed by a strike
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Forbidden or not permitted
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Internally drained
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Lacking contact with other people
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Able to provide for oneself independently of others
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Owned or paid for by individuals rather than by the government
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Having distinct limits or boundaries
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Certain to be or do something
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Firmly fixed in place
Verb
To have brought an event to a close or conclusion
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“The competition will close at the end of the week, and the winners will be announced thereafter.”
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Past tense for to cover an opening
“Don't forget to close the door on your way out.”
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(of a hole or opening) Past tense for to block up
“There's a hole in the dam wall which we need to close.”
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Past tense for to turn off (a switch or tap)
“All you have to do is open or close the switches in a sequential pattern.”
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(of a business or operation) Past tense for to stop the operations of, typically due to financial difficulty
“The shop would be forced to close due to a lack of business.”
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(close around or over) Past tense for to come into contact with (something) so as to grasp and hold it
“Samwell Tarly's hand would nervously close around the hilt of his family's prized sword, Heartsbane.”
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Past tense for to gradually get nearer to someone or something
“We reached the motorway and would finally begin to close fast on our destination.”
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Past tense for to make smaller or narrower
“We are hoping to close the gap between our best and least productive staff.”
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Past tense for to finalize or settle a formal agreement
“We will close the deal once both parties are happy with the terms of the agreement.”
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