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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Close to as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: The Daily Mail Quick

We found 13 answers for the crossword clue 'Close to', the most recent of which was seen in the The Daily Mail Quick.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Close to a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

Close to is a 2 word phrase featuring 8 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Daily Mail Quick' on Tuesday, 24 August 2021 with the answer being NR, but the most popular answer for this clue is NEAR.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"

Crossword Answers

2 Letters

NR

TN
A state in east central United States

4 Letters

NEAR
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"

ORSO
(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"

SOME
Remarkable; "that was some party"; "she is some skier"

5 Letters

ABOUT
In the area or vicinity; "a few spectators standing about"; "hanging around"; "waited around for the next flight"

6 Letters

AROUND
In the area or vicinity; "a few spectators standing about"; "hanging around"; "waited around for the next flight"

NEARBY
Not far away in relative terms; "she works nearby"; "the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars"

7 Letters

ROUGHLY
With rough motion as over a rough surface; "ride rough"

9 Letters

ALONGSIDE
Side by side; "anchored close aboard another ship"

JUSTABOUT
(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"

10 Letters

MOREORLESS
(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"

13 Letters

APPROXIMATELY
(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"

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