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1. close

verb. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut.

Etymology

  • clos (French)
  • clausum (Latin)
  • closen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Close

  • misdiagnose
  • superimpose
  • predispose
  • overexpose
  • juxtapose
  • transpose
  • presuppose
  • plainclothes
  • decompose
  • stavros
  • reimpose
  • interpose
  • guandjo's
  • truffaut's
  • propose
  • outgrows
  • monroe's
  • forgoes
  • expose
  • duclos
  • dispose
  • cuperose
  • cousteau's
  • compose
  • campeau's
  • bestows
  • tussaud's
  • tarots
  • suppose
  • soco's

How do you pronounce close?

Pronounce close as kloʊz.

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3. close

adjective. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] close in relevance or relationship.

Etymology

  • clos (French)
  • clausum (Latin)
  • closen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. close

verb. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] become closed.

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Etymology

  • clos (French)
  • clausum (Latin)
  • closen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. close

verb. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] cease to operate or cause to cease operating.

Etymology

  • clos (French)
  • clausum (Latin)
  • closen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. close

adverb. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] near in time or place or relationship.

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Etymology

  • clos (French)
  • clausum (Latin)
  • closen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. close

verb. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.).

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Etymology

  • clos (French)
  • clausum (Latin)
  • closen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. close

noun. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] the temporal end; the concluding time.

Etymology

  • clos (French)
  • clausum (Latin)
  • closen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. close

adjective. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances.

Etymology

  • clos (French)
  • clausum (Latin)
  • closen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. close

adjective. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] rigorously attentive; strict and thorough.

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Etymology

  • clos (French)
  • clausum (Latin)
  • closen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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