Antonyms

1. closely-held

adjective. owned by a relatively few shareholders.

Antonyms

  • ownerless

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Words that Rhyme with Closely Held

  • underwithheld
  • handheld
  • withheld
  • propelled
  • misspelled
  • expelled
  • dispelled
  • compelled
  • upheld
  • repelled
  • rebelled
  • impelled
  • excelled
  • swelled
  • spelled
  • smelled
  • quelled
  • fjeld
  • dwelled
  • yelled
  • weld
  • shelled
  • meld
  • jelled
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  • felde
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Example sentences of the word closely-held


1. Noun Phrase
In sole proprietorships or closely held companies, an investor may not always receive actual shares of the company.

2. hand-held

adjective. ['ˈhændˌhɛld'] small and light enough to be operated while you hold it in your hands.

3. closely

adverb. ['ˈkloʊsli'] in an attentive manner.

Synonyms

  • tight

Antonyms

  • unseal
  • far

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • close (English)
  • clos (French)

4. closely

adverb. ['ˈkloʊsli'] in a close manner.

Synonyms

  • intimately

Antonyms

  • open
  • middle

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • close (English)
  • clos (French)
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