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Noun
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.”
Noun
Plural for a residential street without through access
“Around the bend was a small close of elegant houses.”
Verb
To cover an opening
“Don't forget to close the door on your way out.”
Verb
(of a hole or opening) To block up
“There's a hole in the dam wall which we need to close.”
Verb
(of a pipe) To turn off
“Remember to close the taps to prevent water wastage.”
Verb
To bring or come to an end
“The competition will close at the end of the week and the winners will be announced thereafter.”
Verb
(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.”
Verb
(close around or over) To come into contact with (something) so as to encircle and hold it
“Samwell Tarly's hand would nervously close around the hilt of his family's prized sword, Heartsbane.”
Verb
To gradually get nearer to someone or something
“We reached the motorway and would finally begin to close fast on our destination.”
Verb
To make smaller or narrower
“We are hoping to close the gap between our best and least productive staff.”
Verb
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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