close

Part of speech: adverb

Closely.

Part of speech: noun

Closeness.

Part of speech: noun

The end; conclusion.

Part of speech: verb

To shut; stop; end; terminate; conclude.

Part of speech: verb

To come together; shut; end; terminate.

Part of speech: verb

To join; coalesce; agree; also, to join battle; grapple.

Part of speech: adjective

Shut; shut in; confined; secluded; secret; secretive.

Part of speech: adjective

Near, or near together; dense; compact.

Part of speech: adjective

Trusty; intimate; as, close friends.

Part of speech: adjective

Watchful; strict; as, close attention.

Part of speech: adjective

Nearly even or equal; as, a close contest.

Part of speech: adjective

Avaricious; stingy.

Part of speech: noun

A grapple.

Part of speech: noun

A junction; meeting.

Part of speech: noun

An enclosed place.

Part of speech: noun

A narrow lane or passage.

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Usage examples "close":

  1. He did not close his eyes that night. - "Green Fancy", George Barr McCutcheon.
  2. They had been so close to it! - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. We kept that a pretty close secret. - "Four-Day Planet", Henry Beam Piper.