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Adjective
Following all others of the same kind in order or time
“… the orchestra's closing piece is traditionally the national anthem.”
Noun
The last part of a process or action
“… a stand-up comedian has to have a strong closing if he wants a spirited round of applause.”
Verb
Present participle for obstruct, seal
“Council taxpayers' money will be used to close the huge hole in Hampshire's local authority pension fund.”
Verb
Present participle for bring or come to an end
“Nominations close on Friday, August 15 and winners will be announced in December.”
Verb
Present participle for join, unite
“He died of crush asphyxia after two metal bars under the chair closed around him, trapping his neck and upper chest, a pathologist told the inquest.”
Verb
Present participle for move so as to cover an opening
“Once outside she let the door close behind her and she took a deep breath of the night air.”
Verb
Present participle for gradually get nearer to someone or something
“He tried to walk faster, but each time the man closed up on him again.”
Verb
Present participle for to stop the operations of
“Schools and businesses close at noon each day for two to three hours for a midday meal.”
Verb
Present participle for to come near or nearer
“… the two groups closed with each other from opposite sides of the field.”
Verb
Verb
“I am satisfied that the vendor had satisfied its obligations and was ready to close the transaction.”
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