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close         

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      adj  
1    near in space or time; in proximity  
2    having the parts near together; dense  
a close formation     
3    down or near to the surface; short  
a close haircut     
4    near in relationship  
a close relative     
5    intimate or confidential  
a close friend     
6    almost equal or even  
a close contest     
7    not deviating or varying greatly from a model or standard  
a close resemblance, a close translation     
8    careful, strict, or searching  
a close study     
9    (of a style of play in football, hockey, etc.) characterized by short passes  
10    confined or enclosed  
11    shut or shut tight  
12    oppressive, heavy, or airless  
a close atmosphere     
13    strictly guarded  
a close prisoner     
14    neat or tight in fit  
a close cap     
15    secretive or reticent  
16    miserly; not generous, esp. with money  
17    (of money or credit) hard to obtain; scarce  
18    restricted as to public admission or membership  
19    hidden or secluded  
20      (Also)    closed   restricted or prohibited as to the type of game or fish able to be taken  
21      (Also)    closed, narrow     (Phonetics)   denoting a vowel pronounced with the lips relatively close together  
      adv  
22    closely; tightly  
23    near or in proximity  
24    close to the wind     (Nautical)   sailing as nearly as possible towards the direction from which the wind is blowing  
   See also       wind   1       26  
     (C13: from Old French clos close, enclosed, from Latin clausus shut up, from claudere to close)  
  closely      adv  
  closeness      n  
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close          [2]  
      vb  
1    to put or be put in such a position as to cover an opening; shut  
the door closed behind him     
2    tr   to bar, obstruct, or fill up (an entrance, a hole, etc.)  
to close a road     
3    to bring the parts or edges of (a wound, etc.) together or (of a wound, etc.) to be brought together  
4    intr; foll by: on, over, etc.   to take hold  
his hand closed over the money     
5    to bring or be brought to an end; terminate  
6    to complete (an agreement, a deal, etc.) successfully or (of an agreement, deal, etc.) to be completed successfully  
7    to cease or cause to cease to render service  
the shop closed at six     
8    intr     (Stock Exchange)   to have a value at the end of a day's trading, as specified  
steels closed two points down     
9    to complete an electrical circuit  
10    tr     (Nautical)   to pass near  
11    tr  
Archaic   to enclose or shut in  
12    close one's eyes  
a    Euphemistic   to die  
b    often foll by: to   to ignore  
      n  
13    the act of closing  
14    the end or conclusion  
the close of the day     
15    a place of joining or meeting  
16      (Law)   private property, usually enclosed by a fence, hedge, or wall  
17      (Brit)   a courtyard or quadrangle enclosed by buildings or an entry leading to such a courtyard  
18      (Brit)   cap when part of a street name   a small quiet residential road  
Hillside Close     
19      (Brit)   a field  
20    the precincts of a cathedral or similar building  
21      (Scot)   the entry from the street to a tenement building  
22      (Music)   another word for cadence. A perfect cadence is called a full close an imperfect one a half close  
23    Archaic or rare   an encounter in battle; grapple,   (See also)        close down       close in       close out       close-up       close with  
  closer      n  

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close         

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      vb  
1    bar, block, bung, choke, clog, confine, cork, fill, lock, obstruct, plug, seal, secure, shut, shut up, stop up  
2    axe     (informal)   cease, complete, conclude, culminate, discontinue, end, finish, mothball, shut down, terminate, wind up  
3    come together, connect, couple, fuse, grapple, join, unite  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    clear, free, open, release, unblock, unclog, uncork, unstop, widen  
2    begin, commence, initiate, open, start  
3    disconnect, disjoin, disunite, divide, part, separate, split, uncouple  

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close          [2]  
      adj  
1    adjacent, adjoining, a hop, skip and a jump away, approaching, at hand, cheek by jowl, handy, hard by, imminent, impending, just round the corner, near, nearby, neighbouring, nigh, proximate, upcoming, within sniffing distance, within spitting distance     (informal)   within striking distance     (informal)  
2    compact, congested, cramped, cropped, crowded, dense, impenetrable, jam-packed, packed, short, solid, thick, tight  
3    accurate, conscientious, exact, faithful, literal, precise, strict  
4    alert, assiduous, attentive, careful, concentrated, detailed, dogged, earnest, fixed, intense, intent, keen, minute, painstaking, rigorous, searching, thorough  
5    attached, confidential, dear, devoted, familiar, inseparable, intimate, loving  
6    airless, confined, frowsty, fuggy, heavy, humid, muggy, oppressive, stale, stifling, stuffy, suffocating, sweltering, thick, unventilated  
7    hidden, private, reticent, retired, secluded, secret, secretive, taciturn, uncommunicative, unforthcoming  
8    illiberal, mean, mingy     (Brit. informal)   miserly, near, niggardly, parsimonious, penurious, stingy, tight as a duck's arse     (taboo slang)   tight-fisted, ungenerous  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    distant, far, far away, far off, future, outlying, remote  
2    dispersed, empty, free, loose, penetrable, porous, uncongested, uncrowded  
5    alienated, aloof, chilly, cold, cool, distant, indifferent, standoffish, unfriendly  
6    airy, fresh, refreshing, roomy, spacious  
8    charitable, extravagant, generous, lavish, liberal, magnanimous, unstinting  

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close          [3]  
      n   cessation, completion, conclusion, culmination, denouement, end, ending, finale, finish, run-in, termination  

Dicionário de inglês sinônimos  

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exp.
close friend
n.
Close relation of prehistoric Sabre-toothed tiger
v.
to pay close attention to (someone or something)
n.
an acquaintance or relative close enough to greet by giving a kiss
n.
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
n.
1. a package containing food, clothes or other items that the receiver has difficulties in procuring by himself; 2. a package containing small gifts for close persons
exp.
expression used for saying that someone is worth being kept close (as a friend, partner..)
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