Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) shutting, closing (the act of closing something)
- S: (n) conclusion, end, close, closing, ending (the last section of a communication) "in conclusion I want to say..."
- S: (n) closing, closure (approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap) "the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision"
- S: (n) closure, closedown, closing, shutdown (termination of operations) "they regretted the closure of the day care center"
- S: (n) completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up (a concluding action)
- 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) closing (final or ending) "the closing stages of the election"; "the closing weeks of the year"; "the closing scene of the film"; "closing remarks"