Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) stopping point, finale, finis, finish, last, conclusion, close (the temporal end; the concluding time) "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"; "the market was up at the finish"; "they were playing better at the close of the season"
- S: (n) conclusion, end, close, closing, ending (the last section of a communication) "in conclusion I want to say..."
- S: (n) finale, close, closing curtain, finis (the concluding part of any performance)
- S: (v) close, shut (move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut) "Close the door"; "shut the window"
- S: (v) close, shut (become closed) "The windows closed with a loud bang"
- S: (v) close up, close, fold, shut down, close down (cease to operate or cause to cease operating) "The owners decided to move and to close the factory"; "My business closes every night at 8 P.M."; "close up the shop"
- S: (v) close (finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)) "The meeting was closed with a charge by the chairman of the board"
- S: (v) conclude, close (come to a close) "The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin"
- S: (v) close (complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement) "We closed on the house on Friday"; "They closed the deal on the building"
- S: (v) close (be priced or listed when trading stops) "The stock market closed high this Friday"; "My new stocks closed at $59 last night"
- S: (v) close (engage at close quarters) "close with the enemy"
- S: (v) close (cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop)
- S: (v) close (change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact)
- S: (v) close, come together (come together, as if in an embrace) "Her arms closed around her long lost relative"
- S: (v) close (draw near) "The probe closed with the space station"
- S: (v) close (bring together all the elements or parts of) "Management closed ranks"
- S: (v) close (bar access to) "Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours"
- S: (v) close, fill up (fill or stop up) "Can you close the cracks with caulking?"
- S: (v) close up, close (unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of) "close the circuit"; "close a wound"; "close a book"; "close up an umbrella"
- S: (v) close (finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead) "The relief pitcher closed with two runs in the second inning"
- S: (adj) close (at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other) "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships"
- S: (adj) close (close in relevance or relationship) "a close family"; "we are all...in close sympathy with..."; "close kin"; "a close resemblance"
- S: (adj) near, close, nigh (not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances) "near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near tears"; "she was close to tears"; "had a close call"
- S: (adj) close (rigorously attentive; strict and thorough) "close supervision"; "paid close attention"; "a close study"; "kept a close watch on expenditures"
- S: (adj) close, faithful (marked by fidelity to an original) "a close translation"; "a faithful copy of the portrait"; "a faithful rendering of the observed facts"
- S: (adj) close, tight ((of a contest or contestants) evenly matched) "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game"
- S: (adj) close, confining (crowded) "close quarters"
- S: (adj) airless, close, stuffy, unaired (lacking fresh air) "a dusty airless attic"; "the dreadfully close atmosphere"; "hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke"
- S: (adj) close, tight (of textiles) "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave"
- S: (adj) close (strictly confined or guarded) "kept under close custody"
- S: (adj) close (confined to specific persons) "a close secret"
- S: (adj) close, snug, close-fitting (fitting closely but comfortably) "a close fit"
- S: (adj) close (used of hair or haircuts) "a close military haircut"
- S: (adj) cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny (giving or spending with reluctance) "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man"
- S: (adj) close, closelipped, closemouthed, secretive, tightlipped (inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information) "although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"
- S: (adv) near, nigh, close (near in time or place or relationship) "as the wedding day drew near"; "stood near the door"; "don't shoot until they come near"; "getting near to the true explanation"; "her mother is always near"; "The end draws nigh"; "the bullet didn't come close"; "don't get too close to the fire"
- S: (adv) close, closely, tight (in an attentive manner) "he remained close on his guard"