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1. closure

noun. ['ˈkloʊʒɝ'] approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap.

Synonyms

  • approaching
  • coming
  • closing

Antonyms

  • unstuff
  • show
  • bring to
  • unfreeze

Etymology

  • closure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • clausura (Latin)

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Rhymes with Closure

  • overexposure
  • exposure
  • composure
  • crozier
  • mosier
  • mosher

How do you pronounce closure?

Pronounce closure as ˈkloʊʒər.

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Sentences with closure


1. Noun, singular or mass
The end of the band will wrap around the back leg and use a hook and loop closure.

Quotes about closure


1. The theological virtue of hope is the patient and trustful willingness to live without closure, without resolution, and still be content and even happy because our Satisfaction is now at another level, and our Source is beyond ourselves.
- Richard Rohr

2. I think it's important to have closure in any relationship that ends - from a romantic relationship to a friendship. You should always have a sense of clarity at the end and know why it began and why it ended. You need that in your life to move cleanly into your next phase.
- Jennifer Aniston

3. I think it's important to have closure in any relationship that ends - from a romantic relationship to a friendship. You should always have a sense of clarity at the end and know why it began and why it ended. You need that in your life to move cleanly into your next phase.
- Jennifer Aniston

2. closure

noun. ['ˈkloʊʒɝ'] a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body.

Synonyms

  • gag rule
  • guillotine
  • order
  • closure by compartment
  • parliamentary procedure
  • parliamentary law
  • cloture
  • rules of order

Antonyms

  • downgrade
  • snarl
  • entangle
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • closure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • clausura (Latin)

3. closure

verb. ['ˈkloʊʒɝ'] terminate debate by calling for a vote.

Synonyms

  • terminate
  • end

Antonyms

  • disorder
  • instability
  • war

Etymology

  • closure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • clausura (Latin)

4. closure

noun. ['ˈkloʊʒɝ'] the act of blocking.

Synonyms

  • implosion
  • obstruction
  • blockage

Antonyms

  • remember
  • ability
  • uncork
  • continue

Etymology

  • closure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • clausura (Latin)

5. closure

noun. ['ˈkloʊʒɝ'] a Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive incomplete objects as complete and to close or fill gaps and to perceive asymmetric stimuli as symmetric.

Synonyms

  • law of closure
  • Gestalt principle of organization

Antonyms

  • middle
  • birth
  • opening

Etymology

  • closure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • clausura (Latin)

6. closure

noun. ['ˈkloʊʒɝ'] termination of operations.

Synonyms

  • conclusion
  • plant closing
  • bank closing
  • ending
  • closedown
  • shutdown
  • termination
  • closing

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • unclog
  • free

Etymology

  • closure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • clausura (Latin)

7. closure

noun. ['ˈkloʊʒɝ'] an obstruction in a pipe or tube.

Synonyms

  • occlusion
  • stoppage
  • stopple
  • breechblock
  • block
  • impediment
  • stopper
  • vapor lock
  • breech closer
  • plug
  • impedimenta
  • obstruction
  • obstructor
  • obstructer
  • blockage
  • stop

Antonyms

  • start
  • go on
  • beginning
  • attack

Etymology

  • closure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • clausura (Latin)

8. closure

noun. ['ˈkloʊʒɝ'] something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making.

Synonyms

  • resolution
  • deciding
  • settlement

Antonyms

  • continuance
  • continuation
  • monetization
  • defeat

Etymology

  • closure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • clausura (Latin)
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