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1. close

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

Synonyms

  • snap
  • roll up
  • draw
  • bang
  • bung
  • shutter
  • slat
  • seal off
  • seal
  • shut

Antonyms

  • counterfeit
  • meager
  • disadvantageous
  • unfortunate

Etymology

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

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2. close

adjective. ['ˈkloʊs, ˈkloʊz'] at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other.

Synonyms

  • scalelike
  • adpressed
  • next
  • immediate
  • surrounding
  • imminent
  • walking
  • juxtaposed
  • encompassing
  • nestled
  • proximate
  • ambient
  • contiguous
  • enveloping
  • circumferent
  • hand-to-hand
  • close-hauled
  • close together
  • close set
  • walk-to
  • distance
  • side by side
  • adjacent
  • close-set
  • approximate
  • appressed
  • snuggled
  • impending
  • at hand
  • close at hand

Antonyms

  • past
  • noncomprehensive
  • unconnected
  • farness

Etymology

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

3. order

verb. ['ˈɔrdɝ'] give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority.

Synonyms

  • enjoin
  • direct
  • tell
  • instruct
  • command
  • warn
  • request
  • send for
  • say
  • call

Antonyms

  • obfuscate
  • ravel
  • disagree
  • stay

Etymology

  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ordre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. order

noun. ['ˈɔrdɝ'] (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed.

Synonyms

  • summons
  • bid
  • marching orders
  • dictation
  • bidding
  • command

Antonyms

  • insubordinate
  • domineering
  • independent
  • follower

Etymology

  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ordre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. close

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

Synonyms

  • good
  • intimate
  • dear
  • close-knit
  • approximate
  • familiar
  • near
  • boon
  • buddy-buddy
  • thick
  • closely knit
  • confidential
  • chummy

Antonyms

  • near
  • nearness
  • unrelated
  • exact

Etymology

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

6. close

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

Synonyms

  • turn
  • shut

Antonyms

  • unhealthful
  • unhealthy
  • nonintellectual

Etymology

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

7. close

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

Synonyms

  • withdraw
  • retire
  • shut down
  • close up
  • close down
  • adjourn

Antonyms

  • outside
  • intelligible
  • mild
  • penetrable

Etymology

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

8. order

verb. ['ˈɔrdɝ'] make a request for something.

Synonyms

  • place
  • bespeak
  • quest
  • wish
  • commission
  • request
  • call
  • reorder

Antonyms

  • twist
  • twine
  • bend
  • weave

Etymology

  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ordre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. close

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

Synonyms

  • nigh

Antonyms

  • import
  • natural object

Etymology

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

10. close

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

Synonyms

  • end

Antonyms

  • open
  • tall

Etymology

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