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adverb. ['ˈkloʊsɝ, ˈkloʊzɝ'] (comparative of
near' orclose') within a shorter distance.
Rhymes with Closer
How do you pronounce closer?
Pronounce closer as ˈkloʊzər.
US - How to pronounce closer in American English
UK - How to pronounce closer in British English
Sentences with closer
1. Adjective, comparative
Although adult bluntnoses prefer deep water far offshore, juveniles can be found closer to shore.
2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Unlike other cow sharks, they prefer rocky bottomed habitats in the shallow waters closer to shore.
3. Adverb, comparative
You may find ripe blueberries and cranberries, which grow closer to the ground than their southern cousins.
4. Noun, singular or mass
For a small board, measure closer to the top edge.
Quotes about closer
1. And this we should believe: that hope and volition can bring us closer to our ultimate goal: justice for all, injustice for no-one.
- Eyvind Johnson
2. Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them.
- Jack Canfield
3. What an artist is trying to do for people is bring them closer to something, because of course art is about sharing. You wouldn't be an artist unless you wanted to share an experience, a thought.
- David Hockney
noun. ['ˈkloʊsɝ, ˈkloʊzɝ'] a person who closes something.
- nonreligious person
- bad guy
noun. ['ˈkloʊsɝ, ˈkloʊzɝ'] (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game.
- relief pitcher
- unemotional person