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  • only a short distance away or apart in space or time.
    E.g. the hotel is close to the sea
  • denoting a family member who is part of a person's immediate family, typically a parent or sibling.
    E.g. the family history of cancer in close relatives
  • (of observation, examination, etc.) done in a careful and thorough way.
    E.g. pay close attention to what your body is telling you about yourself
  • uncomfortably humid or airless.
    E.g. a close, hazy day
  • another term for high (sense 7 of the adjective).
  • very near to someone or something; with very little space between.
    E.g. they stood close to the door
  • a residential street without through access.
    E.g. she lives at 12 Goodwood Close
  • move so as to cover an opening.
    E.g. she jumped on to the train just as the doors were closing
  • bring or come to an end.
    E.g. the members were thanked for attending and the meeting was closed
  • (of a business, organization, or institution) cease to be in operation or accessible to the public, either permanently or at the end of a working day or other period of time.
    E.g. the factory is to close with the loss of 150 jobs
  • gradually get nearer to someone or something.
    E.g. they plotted a large group of aircraft about 130 miles away and closing fast
  • the end of an event or of a period of time or activity.
    E.g. the afternoon drew to a close
  • the shutting of something, especially a door.
    E.g. the door jerked to a close behind them

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