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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Synonyms Antonyms Hypernym Topic Attributes Verb Group
near 44 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 Adjective adjacent, hot, nearby, warm far No Data No Data distance No Data
close 38 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 Adjective adjacent, ambient, appressed, approximate, at hand, at hand, close-hauled, close-set, contiguous, encompassing, enveloping, hand-to-hand, juxtaposed, nestled, proximate, scalelike, walk-to distant No Data No Data distance No Data
close 32 Move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut Close the door, shut the window Verb No Data open No Data No Data No Data Close
close 23 Close in relevance or relationship a close family, we are all…in close sympathy with…, close kin, a close resemblance Adjective approximate, boon, chummy, close-knit, confidential, cozy, dear, familiar, intimate distant No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 20 Become closed The windows closed with a loud bang Verb No Data open change state No Data No Data Close
near 19 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” Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 18 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 Verb No Data open No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 17 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” Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 13 Finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.) The meeting was closed with a charge by the chairman of the board Verb No Data open end No Data No Data No Data
shut 10 Move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut Close the door, shut the window Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data Close
close 8 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 Noun No Data No Data end No Data No Data No Data
close 6 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 Adjective adjacent, hot, nearby, warm No Data No Data No Data distance No Data
close 4 Rigorously attentive; strict and thorough close supervision, paid close attention, a close study, kept a close watch on expenditures Adjective careful No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 4 In an attentive manner he remained close on his guard Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 3 Marked by fidelity to an original a close translation, a faithful copy of the portrait, a faithful rendering of the observed facts Adjective accurate No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
last 3 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 Noun No Data No Data end No Data No Data No Data
close 2 Come to a close The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin Verb No Data No Data end No Data No Data No Data
close 2 (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched a close contest, a close election, a tight game Adjective equal No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
closely 2 In an attentive manner he remained close on his guard Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
shut 2 Become closed The windows closed with a loud bang Verb No Data No Data change state No Data No Data Close
shut down 2 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 Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
stopping point 1 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 Noun No Data No Data end No Data No Data No Data
faithful 1 Marked by fidelity to an original a close translation, a faithful copy of the portrait, a faithful rendering of the observed facts Adjective accurate No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 1 Crowded close quarters Adjective confined No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
airless 1 Lacking fresh air a dusty airless attic, the dreadfully close atmosphere, hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke Adjective unventilated No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
stuffy 1 Lacking fresh air a dusty airless attic, the dreadfully close atmosphere, hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke Adjective unventilated No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 1 Complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement We closed on the house on Friday, They closed the deal on the building Verb No Data No Data end No Data No Data No Data
tight 1 In an attentive manner he remained close on his guard Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
conclusion 1 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 Noun No Data No Data end No Data No Data No Data
conclude 0 Come to a close The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin Verb No Data No Data end No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Giving or spending with reluctance our cheeseparing administration, very close (or near) with his money, a penny-pinching miserly old man Adjective stingy No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
unaired 0 Lacking fresh air a dusty airless attic, the dreadfully close atmosphere, hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke Adjective unventilated No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Of textiles a close weave, smooth percale with a very tight weave Adjective fine No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
tight 0 Of textiles a close weave, smooth percale with a very tight weave Adjective fine No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Strictly confined or guarded kept under close custody Adjective restrained No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Confined to specific persons a close secret Adjective private No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Fitting closely but comfortably a close fit Adjective tight No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
snug 0 Fitting closely but comfortably a close fit Adjective tight No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close-fitting 0 Fitting closely but comfortably a close fit Adjective tight No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Used of hair or haircuts a close military haircut Adjective short No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
cheeseparing 0 Giving or spending with reluctance our cheeseparing administration, very close (or near) with his money, a penny-pinching miserly old man Adjective stingy No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
penny-pinching 0 Giving or spending with reluctance our cheeseparing administration, very close (or near) with his money, a penny-pinching miserly old man Adjective stingy No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
near 0 Giving or spending with reluctance our cheeseparing administration, very close (or near) with his money, a penny-pinching miserly old man Adjective stingy No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Lacking fresh air a dusty airless attic, the dreadfully close atmosphere, hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke Adjective unventilated No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
skinny 0 Giving or spending with reluctance our cheeseparing administration, very close (or near) with his money, a penny-pinching miserly old man Adjective stingy No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it Adjective uncommunicative No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
closelipped 0 Inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it Adjective uncommunicative No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
closemouthed 0 Inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it Adjective uncommunicative No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
secretive 0 Inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it Adjective uncommunicative No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
tightlipped 0 Inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it Adjective uncommunicative No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
conclusion 0 The last section of a communication in conclusion I want to say… Noun No Data No Data section No Data No Data No Data
nigh 0 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” Adverb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
finish 0 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 Noun No Data No Data end No Data No Data No Data
finis 0 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 Noun No Data No Data end No Data No Data No Data
end 0 The last section of a communication in conclusion I want to say… Noun No Data No Data section No Data No Data No Data
close 0 The last section of a communication in conclusion I want to say… Noun No Data No Data section No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Be priced or listed when trading stops The stock market closed high this Friday, My new stocks closed at $59 last night Verb No Data No Data trade No Data No Data No Data
finale 0 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 Noun No Data No Data end No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Engage at close quarters close with the enemy Verb No Data No Data prosecute No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop No Data Verb No Data open end No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Change one’s body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact No Data Verb No Data No Data move ball game No Data No Data
close 0 Come together, as if in an embrace Her arms closed around her long lost relative Verb No Data No Data move No Data No Data No Data
come together 0 Come together, as if in an embrace Her arms closed around her long lost relative Verb No Data No Data move No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Draw near The probe closed with the space station Verb No Data No Data approach No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Bring together all the elements or parts of Management closed ranks Verb No Data No Data join No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Bar access to Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours Verb No Data No Data barricade No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Fill or stop up Can you close the cracks with caulking? Verb No Data No Data fill No Data No Data No Data
fill up 0 Fill or stop up Can you close the cracks with caulking? Verb No Data No Data fill No Data No Data No Data
close up 0 Unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of close the circuit, close a wound, close a book, close up an umbrella Verb No Data No Data join No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead The relief pitcher closed with two runs in the second inning Verb No Data No Data complete No Data No Data No Data
confining 0 Crowded close quarters Adjective confined No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close down 0 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 Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
fold 0 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 Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
close up 0 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 Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
finis 0 The concluding part of any performance No Data Noun No Data No Data finish No Data No Data No Data
nigh 0 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 Adjective adjacent, hot, nearby, warm No Data No Data No Data distance No Data
closing curtain 0 The concluding part of any performance No Data Noun No Data No Data finish No Data No Data No Data
close 0 The concluding part of any performance No Data Noun No Data No Data finish No Data No Data No Data
finale 0 The concluding part of any performance No Data Noun No Data No Data finish No Data No Data No Data
ending 0 The last section of a communication in conclusion I want to say… Noun No Data No Data section No Data No Data No Data
tight 0 (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched a close contest, a close election, a tight game Adjective equal No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
closing 0 The last section of a communication in conclusion I want to say… Noun No Data No Data section No Data No Data No Data
close 0 Unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of close the circuit, close a wound, close a book, close up an umbrella Verb No Data No Data join No Data No Data No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Close" have?

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The word "Close" has 83 meanings. The most frequent meaning is near.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Close"?

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The word "Close" has 242 hyponyms which are: acidify, alkalize, be born, become, better, boil, break, burn, calcify, calm, carbonize, carnify, catalyze, chondrify, citrate, close, clot, cloud over, coke, come to, conceive, concentrate, cool, cross-fertilize, curdle, denitrify, die, disengage, dissolve, dress, emaciate, emancipate, empty, emulsify, equilibrate, erupt, esterify, etherify, explode, fall, fill, fluctuate, freeze, frenchify, gain, get into, get worse, heat, homogenize, integrate, ionize, liquefy, open, ossify, overgrow, precipitate, react, reduce, relax, secularize, solvate, sorb, sour, tense, thicken, thin, thrive, thrombose, wake up, worsen, zonk out, abort, ax, close out, closure, complete, conclude, culminate, decide, finalize, finish, interrupt, lift, phase out, stamp out, stub out, cease, death, fag end, last gasp, period, stopping point, termination, terminus ad quem, year-end, adjourn, cut out, discontinue, go out, lapse, pass away, run low, run out, turn out, vanish, above, article, book, canto, chapter, conclusion, development, episode, exposition, insert, introduction, lead, mezuzah, narration, obbligato, passage, recapitulation, sports section, spot, sura, commit, politick, arouse, assume, beat, bob, bolt, brush, buck, bustle, cant, careen, chop, churn, climb, crash, cut, cut to, dance, diverge, dodge, drop back, duck, exit, falter, fidget, flex, flinch, fling, flip, flow, flurry, fly, get down, grab, gravitate, heave, hit the dirt, hop, hop on, jerk, jolt, jump, linger, list, lunge, lurch, make way, mill, mope, move back and forth, move involuntarily, move over, nod, pulsate, putter, quicken, reach, reciprocate, roll, run, seesaw, separate, shake, sidle, slip, snap, spread, startle, steal, stir, streak, stretch, strike out, stumble, sweep, swoop, teeter, throw, thunder, turn, vibrate, wallow, wamble, whirl, wobble, writhe, bear down on, drive up, edge in, push, anastomose, ankylose, assemble, bridge, close up, cog, connect, fair, ligate, match, miter, mortice, ply, rabbet, rebate, scarf, seam, sovietize, shut off, carry through, follow through, get through, round out, see through, top, finale.

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Is the word "Close" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Close" has a maximum frequency of 44.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Close"?

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The word "Close" has 39 synonyms which are: adjacent, hot, nearby, warm, ambient, appressed, approximate, at hand, close-hauled, close-set, contiguous, encompassing, enveloping, hand-to-hand, juxtaposed, nestled, proximate, scalelike, walk-to, boon, chummy, close-knit, confidential, cozy, dear, familiar, intimate, careful, accurate, equal, confined, unventilated, stingy, fine, restrained, private, tight, short, uncommunicative.

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