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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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Rhymes with Close Set

  • cabriolet
  • suffragette
  • sobriquet
  • minuet
  • luncheonette
  • laviolette
  • galudet
  • flageolet
  • falconet
  • dancanet
  • clarinet
  • calumet
  • antoinette
  • willamette
  • tagamet
  • statuette
  • slushayete
  • silhouette
  • sextet
  • quintet
  • quartet
  • pinochet
  • nicolette
  • nicolet
  • lorgnette
  • larroquette
  • kitchenette
  • intermet
  • henriette
  • cullinet

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. 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))

4. close

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

Synonyms

  • turn
  • shut

Antonyms

  • unhealthful
  • unhealthy
  • nonintellectual

Etymology

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

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. set

verb. ['ˈsɛt'] put into a certain place or abstract location.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • middle
  • mislay
  • underlay
  • pillow
  • cock
  • prepose
  • pigeonhole
  • perch
  • put down
  • move
  • sow
  • stratify
  • settle
  • set up
  • bed
  • appose
  • repose
  • deposit
  • lean
  • tee up
  • upend
  • lay
  • sit
  • bucket
  • ground
  • space
  • ship
  • throw
  • step
  • butt
  • glycerolise
  • stick in
  • recline
  • stand
  • thrust
  • shelve
  • plant
  • superimpose
  • load
  • enclose
  • lay over
  • put in
  • glycerolize
  • bottle
  • parallelize
  • superpose
  • park
  • sign
  • imbricate
  • introduce
  • settle down
  • replace
  • ensconce
  • intersperse
  • nestle
  • instal
  • place down
  • postpose
  • arrange
  • displace
  • pile
  • poise
  • dispose
  • trench
  • ladle
  • place upright
  • set down
  • coffin
  • posit
  • barrel
  • cram
  • situate
  • inclose
  • put back
  • pose
  • lose
  • rest
  • put
  • position
  • place
  • siphon
  • misplace
  • emplace
  • juxtapose
  • snuggle
  • install
  • clap
  • insert
  • reposition
  • sit down
  • docket
  • seed
  • jar
  • tee
  • seat
  • marshal
  • recess
  • rack up

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • win
  • progress
  • gain

Etymology

  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. set

verb. ['ˈsɛt'] fix conclusively or authoritatively.

Synonyms

  • identify
  • determine
  • price
  • charge
  • tax
  • filiate
  • format
  • value
  • initialize
  • assess
  • date
  • initialise

Antonyms

  • empty
  • unsheathe
  • uncover
  • lose

Etymology

  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. set

noun. ['ˈsɛt'] a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used.

Synonyms

  • consort
  • octet
  • core
  • manicure set
  • core group
  • intersection
  • threescore
  • nucleus
  • chess set
  • sum
  • volume
  • join
  • septet
  • product
  • collection
  • quintette
  • triple
  • quintuplet
  • field
  • quintet
  • quadruple
  • score
  • choir
  • quartet
  • portfolio
  • Cartesian product
  • sestet
  • trio
  • quintuple
  • octette
  • quadruplet
  • quartette
  • synset
  • pair
  • accumulation
  • sextet
  • sextette
  • brace
  • union
  • triad
  • conjugation
  • bracket
  • septette
  • suite
  • assemblage
  • dentition
  • singleton
  • triplet
  • teeth

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • arrange
  • disengage
  • wind

Etymology

  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. set

noun. ['ˈsɛt'] (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols.

Synonyms

  • intersection
  • topological space
  • null set
  • mathematical space
  • field
  • universal set
  • root
  • range
  • domain of a function
  • abstract entity
  • domain
  • image
  • interval
  • solution
  • subset
  • diagonal
  • Mandelbrot set
  • mathematical group
  • abstraction
  • range of a function
  • locus

Antonyms

  • behave
  • discontinue
  • refrain
  • closing

Etymology

  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))
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