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To cover an opening
“Don't forget to close the door on your way out.”
(of a hole or opening) To block up
“There's a hole in the dam wall which we need to close.”
To turn off (a switch or tap)
“All you have to do is open or close the switches in a sequential pattern.”
To bring or come to an end
“The competition will close at the end of the week, and the winners will be announced thereafter.”
(of a business or operation) To stop the operations of, typically due to financial difficulty
“The shop would be forced to close due to a lack of business.”
(close around or over) 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.”
To gradually get nearer to someone or something
“We reached the motorway and would finally begin to close fast on our destination.”
To make smaller or narrower
“We are hoping to close the gap between our best and least productive staff.”
To finalize or settle a formal agreement
“We will close the deal once both parties are happy with the terms of the agreement.”
Plural for the end of an event or of a period of time or activity
“After a rousing encore by the band, the concert would officially come to a close.”
Plural for a residential street without through access
“Around the bend was a small close of elegant houses.”
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