Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Close

15 October 2020 The Mirror Classic

We have 7 answers for the crossword clue Close. We last saw the 'Close' clue in The Mirror Classic on Sunday, 25 October 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • The concluding part of any performance
  • The last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
  • Finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead; "The relief pitcher closed with two runs in the second inning"
  • Move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window"
  • Bring together all the elements or parts of; "Management closed ranks"
  • Engage at close quarters; "close with the enemy"
  • Inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information; "although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"
  • (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game"
  • Unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of; "close the circuit"; "close a wound"; "close a book"; "close up an umbrella"
  • Cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop
  • Finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.); "The meeting was closed with a charge by the chairman of the board"
  • Of textiles; "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave"
  • Come to a close; "The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin"
  • Rigorously attentive; strict and thorough; "close supervision"; "paid close attention"; "a close study"; "kept a close watch on expenditures"
  • At or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships"
  • Close in relevance or relationship; "a close family"; "we are all...in close sympathy with..."; "close kin"; "a close resemblance"
  • Crowded; "close quarters"
  • 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"
  • Used of hair or haircuts; "a close military haircut"
  • Confined to specific persons; "a close secret"
  • Lacking fresh air; "a dusty airless attic"; "the dreadfully close atmosphere"; "hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke"
  • The temporal end; the concluding time; "the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell"; "the market was up at the finish"; "they were playing better at the close of the season"
  • Come together, as if in an embrace; "Her arms closed around her long lost relative"
  • 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"
  • Be priced or listed when trading stops; "The stock market closed high this Friday"; "My new stocks closed at $59 last night"
  • Marked by fidelity to an original; "a close translation"; "a faithful copy of the portrait"; "a faithful rendering of the observed facts"
  • Giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man"
  • In an attentive manner; "he remained close on his guard"
  • Complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement; "We closed on the house on Friday"; "They closed the deal on the building"
  • Become closed; "The windows closed with a loud bang"
  • Fill or stop up; "Can you close the cracks with caulking?"
  • Bar access to; "Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours"
  • Draw near; "The probe closed with the space station"
  • Change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact
  • Not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances; "near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near tears"; "she was close to tears"; "had a close call"
  • Fitting closely but comfortably; "a close fit"
  • Strictly confined or guarded; "kept under close custody"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Close'.

socle
  • A plain plinth that supports a wall

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

END

The part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"

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"

NIGH

(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but; "the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by the run"; "most everyone agrees"

SHUT

Become closed; "The windows closed with a loud bang"

6 Letters

NEARBY

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

7 Letters

AIRLESS Anita Doran

Lacking fresh air; "a dusty airless attic"; "the dreadfully close atmosphere"; "hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke"

SIMILAR

Having the same or similar characteristics; "all politicians are alike"; "they looked utterly alike"; "friends are generally alike in background and taste"

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