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Definitions of "close"

  • Being near in space or time. See Usage Note at redundancy. adjective
  • Being near in relationship: close relatives. adjective
  • Bound by mutual interests, loyalties, or affections; intimate: close friends. adjective
  • Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact: a close weave. adjective
  • Being near the surface; short: a close haircut. adjective
  • Being on the brink of: close to tears. adjective
  • Decided by a narrow margin; almost even: a close election. adjective
  • Faithful to the original: a close copy. adjective
  • Rigorous; thorough: close attention; close supervision. adjective
  • Shut; closed. adjective
  • Shut in; enclosed. adjective
  • Confining or narrow; crowded: close quarters. adjective
  • Fitting tightly: close garments. adjective
  • Lacking fresh air; stuffy: a close room. adjective
  • Confined to specific persons or groups: a close secret. adjective
  • Strictly confined or guarded: kept under close custody. adjective
  • Hidden from view; secluded. adjective
  • Secretive; reticent: was close about her personal life. adjective
  • Giving or spending with reluctance; stingy. adjective

The word "close" in example sentences

While "The Devil Inside" remains my favorite GRENDEL story-arc, "God and the Devil" is a close *close* second.. [Comics You Should Own – Grendel #24-33 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources]

The notes sung by the voices are usually close to each other in pitch, resulting in “tight” chords, or “close” harmony.. [barbershop singing]

The soldiers being close together, -- in _close order_, -- they form a compact body that is easily managed, and consequently that lends itself well to teaching the soldier habits of attention, precision, team-work and instant obedience to the voice of his commander.. [Manual of Military Training Second, Revised Edition]

And she said I must tell you she will be with you, -- close -- _close_ to you -- in heart and thought, until the day shall come when she can hold you in her arms.. [The Return of Peter Grimm Novelised From the Play]

(i don't even want to think about how close you were) (well, as opposed to how *close* you are in texas...). [Savannah: From a Feet Perspective]

HPFacebookVoteV2. init (366998, 'Weekend Box Office Review: Cedric Diggory Crushes Harry Potter -- Twilight Saga: New Moon Opens With $142 Million', 'If you\'re a Batman fan or a general guy-centric geek, you\'re probably thinking \ "That was close ... too close\".. [Scott Mendelson: Weekend Box Office Review: Cedric Diggory Crushes Harry Potter -- Twilight Saga: New Moon Opens With $142 Million]

And -- oh, please let me think you are close -- _close_ -- beside me all the time! ". [The Return of Peter Grimm Novelised From the Play]

The term 'close reading' is one you pick up in a liberal arts education, but you don't really understand it until you meet someone who can do it.. [NYT > Home Page]

Mr. Swanson glanced between them, wearing an expression close to alarm.. [Nevermore]

His party still struggling against the term close, the Whigs grew provoked, and resolved he should receive his sentence on his knees at the bar.. [The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 2]

Pakistani-American and admitted terrorist David Headley has offered jurors an inside look at what he describes as the close relationship between members of Pakistan's intelligence agency and militant groups, and how it lead to the three-day siege that killed 166 people.. [US Witness in Mumbai Terror Trial Ties Pakistani Spy Agency to Militants]

Those sentiments, he said, were discussed widely within what he described as the close and small "luge family.". [Georgia, Austrian Racer Fault Luge Track]

I think that's what you call a close call there, Wolf -- back to you.. [CNN Transcript Nov 10, 2009]

Meidad: As far as Israeli casualties are concerned, there is an ingrained opposition which started out about a decade ago about having what we call close-ups of Israeli wounded or dead.. [28 « April « 2008 « Niqnaq]

That's what I call a close-knit family in which one's sex life is a shared thing.. [Lust thy Neighbour]

S. O'BRIEN: That is what they call a close call that ended very well for them.. [CNN Transcript Dec 4, 2006]

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Truewayout
Truewayout
2019-02-14

I stream change every day with my playlist and I didn't notice we got 15M I saw we we're close the other day but finally 😭

Nacho_jr_
Nacho_jr_
2019-02-14

@JustinRod__: Whenever some one asks what’s one thing that scares you the most. It would have to be losing someone so close to you that…

journalschism
Journalschism
2019-02-14

@yashar: A sports store owner who pulled Nike gear after they announced a partnership with @Kaepernick7 says his store is going out of…

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B_boogey_xl
2019-02-14

😂😂😂 funniest thing I read all day 😂😂😂 Sports store is forced to close after owner's Nike-Colin Kaepernick protest…

KwabenaPoku
KwabenaPoku
2019-02-14

Finally got somewhat close to @NASA and the a#ISS via the #Italian #astronaut @astro_paolo an #EuropeanSpaceAgency…

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