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Close

Antonyms for close:

commencement, away, disjoin, start, long, unconfined, disunite, ulterior, disconnect, far, faraway, free, inaccurate, public, loose, unblock, Unclose, Unstop, continue, initiate, generous, unequal, commence, begin, beginning, distant, unclog, divide, unplug, unrestrained, remote, open.

Synonyms for close:

accurate, precise (adjective)

faithful, strict, Resembling, exact, similar.

airless (adjective)

stifling.

all (adjective)

tight.

closemouthed (adjective)

closelipped.

contiguous (adjective)

juxtaposed.

dense (adjective)

close-knit.

dense, cramped (adjective)

confining, narrow, crowded, confined, firm, tight, solid, compact, packed, thick, short.

economical (adjective)

niggardly, penurious.

intimate (adjective)

Familiar, buddy-buddy, confidential, chummy, attached, private, dear, related, inseparable.

like (adjective)

such.

mean (adjective)

niggard, mingy.

near (adjective)

adjacent, by, convenient, local, near, hairbreadth, immediate, proximate, nearby, neighborhood.

near, nearby (adjective)

proximate, adjacent, contiguous, next, impending, nigh, neighboring, nearly, immediate, abutting, imminent, handy, convenient, warm, adjoining, at hand, nearest.

oppressive, humid (adjective)

breathless, stifling, unventilated, airless, stuffy, sweltering, suffocating.

precise (adjective)

accurate.

secret, reserved (adjective)

reticent, secretive, closemouthed, silent, uncommunicative, taciturn.

severe (adjective)

severe.

silent (adjective)

quiet.

similar (adjective)

analogous, twin, such, alike, Resembling, like, similar, ersatz, uniform, akin, comparable, semblance, imitative.

stingy (adjective)

mean, mingy, niggardly, penurious, penny-pinching, costive, Hard-fisted, Pinching, tight, parsimonious, narrow, ungenerous, miserly, closefisted, chintzy.

taciturn (adjective)

incommunicative, uncommunicable, Incommunicable, tightlipped.

uncommunicative (adjective)

taciturn, secretive.

vigilant (adjective)

sharp.

all (adverb)

closely, tight, nigh, near.

Sense 1

connected, interlocking, handy, narrow, decode, backyard, copycat, pageboy, blind alley, close-mouthed, haircut, filial, hook into, forecourt, homogeneous, enclosure, scarce, patrilineal, matrilineal, platonic, clannish, quad, flex, yawn, atrium, emergence, ember, huddled, bob, reboot, receivership, flattop, one-to-one, loose end, another, dysfunctional, united, finality, mews, immediately, seal off, buffer, together, corresponding, automate, hibernate, clinch, pigtail, denouement, death blow, alongside, deliver, braid, sooner, generate, costive, political, bangs, illegitimate, tightknit, illegitimacy, wind down, thereabouts, asap, personally, indistinguishable, ponytail, scan, scissor, economical, hairdo, number one, quietus, near miss, nip and tuck, hook up, bun, campus, splay, origin, grove, hereabouts, crop, death knell, driveway, borderline, motherless, illicit, Versus, fragile, passing, NR, infect, uncommunicable, loveless, tie up, tonsure, acquainted, stifling, pay in, afro, breakup value, plait, neck and neck, presently, emulate, similarly, beehive, Pinching, Ave, lineal, expiry, victorious, pen, stoep, allied, mohawk, short-range, coiffure, rocky, boot, likewise, locally, familial, congest, RD, crescent, generic, dry up, side street, reach out, Bobbed, comparably, go under, number two, maternal, buzz cut, end of the line, hairstyle, backstreet, next door, court, topknot, me-too, knell, BLVD, fraternal, reminiscent, brittle, withdrawal, unopposed, chignon, reallocate, street, the tail end, death throes, alleyway, cul de sac, apocalypse, jury-rig, close-run, Beside, kindred, attached, alley, abolition, veranda, corrupt, arm's length, gather, cancellation, broken, crew cut, level, dreadlocks, clench, one-sided, abreast, doomsday, suited, end game, interpersonal, upcoming, walkway, furl, close-fisted, reconnect, the home stretch, soon, read, sweltering.

Sense 3

terrace, debit, at, position, turn off, attach, run out, fall apart, unfold, liquidate, ST, compatible, quadrangle, forthcoming, manor, deck, connect, related, legitimate, wire, fellow.

Sense 4

give out, Upon, hardly, lane, already, installation, petty, spread, just, rig, go on, packed.

Sense 5

alarm, brace, coordinate, exact, square, directly, estate, repel, have, reach.

Sense 6

choke, flap, cuff, cheap, early, DO, strong, around, land, Against, set up.

Sense 7

get on, ground, stretch, bend, kick, save, out.

Sense 8

cut, full, front.

Sense 9

withdraw, bank, cut off, extension, draw, credit, collapse, fit.

Sense 10

meet, wave, put up, back, set.

Sense 11

way, transfer.

Sense 12

drive.

Sense 14

point.

Sense 15

put out.

Sense 19

roll.

Sense 20

double.

Sense 22

pass.

carry out

DO.

cease

surcease, pass.

damp

dank.

epilogue

Postlude.

fail

close down.

fasten

hook up.

hand-to-hand

hand to hand.

harden

harden.

imminent

imminent, corner.

impede

hinder.

lessen

wind down.

niggardly

sparing.

occlude

occlude.

plug

bung.

recede

go back.

run out

give out, dry up.

shut out

shut out.

stern

severe.

stop up

plug, clog.

stuffy

stuffy, humid.

trustworthy

trusted.

turn off

shut off.

Other synonyms and related words:

meet, determine, finishing, Familiar, secret, enclosure, stingy, closely, scarce, narrow, nigh, set, hard, closefisted, thick, firm, parsimonious, compressed, close up, at hand, dark, tight, solid, oppressive, miserly, stuffy, occlude, compact, suffocating, strict, turn off, mean, faithful, fast, tightfisted, shut off, tightlipped, shutdown, close-mouthed, exact, ungenerous, snug, come together, dense, stifling, niggardly.

near (adverb)

by.

Sense 1 (noun)

expiry, withdrawal, passing.

Sense 2 (noun)

emulate, narrow, buffer, boot, abort, deliver, corrupt, display, decode.

Sense 5 (noun)

acquainted, arm's length, brittle, clannish, slam, broken, brotherly, shutter, clench, connected.

Sense 6 (noun)

decide, clinch.

Sense 7 (noun)

bangs, buzz cut, bob, beehive, afro, chignon, braid, Bobbed, bun.

Sense 9 (noun)

neck and neck, hook into, automate, attach, alarm, ground, fit, nip and tuck, fit out.

Sense 10 (noun)

full, indistinguishable, strict, exact, homogeneous.

Sense 11 (noun)

cloister, cramped, arcade, alleyway, alley, blind alley, back, campus, backyard.

Sense 12 (noun)

hardly, scarcely, stifling, barely, practically.

Sense 14 (noun)

niggard, penurious, niggardly, costive, parsimonious, close-fisted, Hard-fisted, cheap, petty, Pinching, tightfisted.

Sense 18 (noun)

economical.

Sense 19 (noun)

BLVD, backstreet, crescent, boulevard, avenue, cul de sac, drive, Dr., Ave.

Sense 20 (noun)

crash, wind up, liquidate, go under.

Sense 21 (noun)

close off.

Sense 22 (noun)

credit, draw, pay in, bank, debit.

Sense 24 (noun)

extend, kick, wave, bend, reach out, stretch, spread.

Sense 27 (noun)

dry up, run out, pass, give out.

Sense 29 (noun)

double, unfurl, unfold.

Sense 30 (noun)

cut off, repel.

Sense 31 (noun)

one-to-one.

cessation (noun)

cutoff.

close in (noun)

cessation, termination, conclusion, ending, approach, culmination, finish, stop, end, pause, completion, finale.

communication (noun)

closing, ending, end, conclusion.

compact (noun)

solid, dense.

completion (noun)

windup, finis.

confining (noun)

cramped.

end (noun)

closing, completion, culmination, ending, demise, finale, termination, windup, terminal, death, finis, expiration, conclusion, cessation, accomplishment.

ending (noun)

cessation, windup, conclusion, end, cease, culmination, finish, termination, denouement, stop, completion, finale.

limit (noun)

term.

stopping point (noun)

stopping point.

time (noun)

finale, finis, conclusion, finish, stopping point, last.

approach (verb)

loom, near, approach, advance, access, gain, come, impend, converge.

approaching (verb)

coming.

cease (verb)

suspend, break, desist, stay, pause, stop, remit, refrain, halt, abandon, interrupt, end, discontinue, terminate, cease, culminate, quit.

ceases (verb)

suspend, break, desist, stay, pause, stop, remit, refrain, halt, abandon, interrupt, end, discontinue, terminate, cease, culminate, quit.

close (verb)

bolt, join, fasten, block, jam, shut, seal, barricade, latch, secure, lock.

complete (verb)

arrive, execute, finish, unify, consummate, complete, integrate, accomplish, graduate, fill, conclude, achieve, fulfill, finalize.

contact (verb)

shut.

end (verb)

pass on, wrap up, decease, checkmate, cap, expire, die, pass away, exit.

fasten (verb)

grapple.

join, unite (verb)

connect, meet, tie up, come together, grapple.

obstruct, seal (verb)

bolt, secure, shut, cork, fill, congest, turn off, exclude, plug, block, clog, shutter, lock, shut off, slam, clench, choke, fasten, occlude.

plug (verb)

cork, plug, tap, bung, cover.

Usage examples for close:

  • It was a close call- a close call! - "The Maids of Paradise", Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers.
  • We thought you were close behind us. - "Thelma", Marie Corelli.
  • Tom held her close in his arms. - "Tom Tufton's Travels", Evelyn Everett-Green.

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