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closing

 
Adjective closing has 1 sense
  1. closing - final or ending; "the closing stages of the election"; "the closing weeks of the year"; "the closing scene of the film"; "closing remarks"
    Antonyms:
    opening, beginning, inaugural, initiative, initiatory, first, maiden, introductory, starting
Noun closing has 5 senses
  1. shutting, closing - the act of closing something
    --1 is a kind of motion, movement, move, motility
    Antonyms: opening
    Derived forms: verb close14, verb close16, verb close4, verb close8, verb close3
  2. conclusion, end, close, closing, ending - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
    --2 is a kind of section, subdivision
    --2 is a part of narration, recital, yarn; address, speech
    --2 has particulars:
     anticlimax, bathos; epilogue, epilog; epilogue, epilog; peroration; finale, coda
    Derived form: verb close7
  3. 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"
    --3 is a kind of approach, approaching, coming
    Derived forms: verb close12, verb close6, verb close10
  4. closure, closedown, closing, shutdown - termination of operations; "they regretted the closure of the day care center"
    --4 is a kind of termination, ending, conclusion
    --4 has particulars: plant closing; bank closing; layoff
    Derived form: verb close1
  5. completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up - a concluding action
    --5 is a kind of termination, ending, conclusion
    --5 has particulars:
     consummation; consummation; finish, finishing; finalization, finalisation; follow-through; follow-through; graduation
    Derived forms: verb close7, verb close5
Verb close has 17 senses
  1. 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."
    Antonyms: open, open up
    Derived forms: noun closer1, noun closure7, noun close1, noun closing4
    Sample sentence:
    The business is going to close
  2. close - complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement; "We closed on the house on Friday"; "They closed the deal on the building"
    --2 is one way to
    end, terminate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  3. close, shut - move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window"
    Antonyms: open, open up
    Derived forms: noun closure6, noun closing1
    Sample sentence:
    They want to close the doors
  4. close - bar access to; "Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours"
    --4 is one way to
    barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar
    Derived forms: noun closure6, noun closing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. close - finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.); "The meeting was closed with a charge by the chairman of the board"
    --5 is one way to
    end, terminate
    Antonyms: open
    Derived forms: noun closure7, noun close1, noun closing5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. close - draw near; "The probe closed with the space station"
    --6 is one way to
    approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near
    Derived forms: noun closure1, noun closing3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  7. conclude, close - come to a close; "The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin"
    --7 is one way to end, stop, finish, terminate, cease
    Derived forms: noun close1, noun close3, noun closing2, noun closing5
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  8. close, shut - become closed; "The windows closed with a loud bang"
    --8 is one way to change state, turn
    Antonyms: open, open up
    Derived form: noun closing1
    Sample sentence:
    The doors close
  9. close, come together - come together, as if in an embrace; "Her arms closed around her long lost relative"
    --9 is one way to move
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  10. close - unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of; "close the circuit"; "close a wound"
    --10 is one way to
    join, bring together
    Derived form: noun closing3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  11. close - bring together all the elements or parts of; "Management closed ranks"
    --11 is one way to
    join, bring together
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  12. close - engage at close quarters; "close with the enemy"
    --12 is one way to
    prosecute, engage, pursue
    Derived form: noun closing3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  13. close - be priced or listed when trading stops; "The stock market closed high this Friday"; "My new stocks closed at $59 last night"
    --13 is one way to
    trade
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  14. close - cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop
    --14 is one way to
    end, terminate
    Antonyms: open
    Derived forms: noun closure7, noun closing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  15. close - change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact
    --15 is one way to
    move
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  16. close, fill up - fill or stop up; "Can you close the cracks with caulking?"
    --16 is one way to fill
    Derived forms: noun closure6, noun closing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  17. close - finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead; "The relief pitcher closed with two runs in the second inning"
    --17 is one way to
    complete, finish
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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