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Situated or living nearby or adjacent to
“He was close to tears after learning that he had aced the important test.”
Superlative for only a short distance away or apart in space or time
“Our home is close to our favorite cafe, which is so convenient.”
Superlative for closely packed
“In the air was a flock of geese flying in close formation.”
Superlative for on very affectionate or intimate terms
“We have been close friends for the best part of two decades.”
Superlative for uncomfortably humid or airless
“During the middle of the afternoon, it began to get close and unseasonably warm.”
Superlative for secretive with information
“Michael broke every rule as a lawyer by refusing to be close about his dealings with his clients.”
Superlative for predisposed against giving or sharing
“Edward was known to be close with money.”
Superlative for with evenly matched competitors (as per the score or result)
“It was an incredibly close contest that ended in controversy.”
Superlative for characterized by conscientious attention to details
“A close analysis shows that there are inconsistencies between the various items being measured.”
Superlative for vigilant, especially for danger or disorder
“Keep a close eye on your finances to avoid getting into issues with cash flow.”
Superlative for not deviating or varying greatly from something
“He bears a close resemblance to Kim Jong Un, and has decided to use that to his advantage.”
Superlative for deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits
“The book is a close translation of the French original.”
(of a secret) Superlative for carefully guarded
“The nature of the fraternity has been kept a close secret for years.”
Superlative for denoting a family member who is part of a person's immediate family
“It was a small and intimate gathering, with only close family members in attendance.”
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