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Why synonyms can be useful

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Synonyms for (noun) close

Synonyms: finale, finis, close, closing curtain Definition: the concluding part of any performance

Hypernyms: finish, finishing Definition: the act of finishing Usage: his best finish in a major tournament was third; the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause

Synonyms: close, closing, conclusion, end, ending Definition: the last section of a communication Usage: in conclusion I want to say...

Hypernyms: section, subdivision Definition: a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical) Usage: he always turns first to the business section; the history of this work is discussed in the next section

Synonyms: conclusion, finale, finis, finish, last, stopping point, close Definition: the temporal end; the concluding time Usage: 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

Hypernyms: end, ending Definition: the point in time at which something ends Usage: the end of the year; the ending of warranty period

Synonyms for (verb) close

Synonyms: close Definition: finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead Usage: The relief pitcher closed with two runs in the second inning

Hypernyms: finish, complete Definition: come or bring to a finish or an end Usage: He finished the dishes; She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree; The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours

Synonyms: close Definition: complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement Usage: We closed on the house on Friday; They closed the deal on the building

Hypernyms: end, terminate Definition: bring to an end or halt Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I

Synonyms: close, close up Definition: unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of Usage: close the circuit; close a wound; close a book; close up an umbrella

Hypernyms: join, bring together Definition: cause to become joined or linked Usage: join these two parts so that they fit together

Synonyms: close, shut Definition: become closed Usage: The windows closed with a loud bang

Hypernyms: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: fill up, close Definition: fill or stop up Usage: Can you close the cracks with caulking?

Hypernyms: fill Definition: plug with a substance Usage: fill a cavity

Synonyms: close Definition: bar access to Usage: Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours

Hypernyms: stop, bar, barricade, block, block off, block up, blockade Definition: render unsuitable for passage Usage: block the way; barricade the streets; stop the busy road

Synonyms: close Definition: bring together all the elements or parts of Usage: Management closed ranks

Hypernyms: join, bring together Definition: cause to become joined or linked Usage: join these two parts so that they fit together

Synonyms: close Definition: draw near Usage: The probe closed with the space station

Hypernyms: come near, come on, go up, near, draw close, draw near, approach Definition: move towards Usage: We were approaching our destination; They are drawing near; The enemy army came nearer and nearer

Synonyms: close, come together Definition: come together, as if in an embrace Usage: Her arms closed around her long lost relative

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: close Definition: change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: close Definition: cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop

Hypernyms: terminate, end Definition: be the end of; be the last or concluding part of Usage: This sad scene ended the movie

Synonyms: close Definition: engage at close quarters Usage: close with the enemy

Hypernyms: prosecute, pursue, engage Definition: carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in Usage: She pursued many activities; They engaged in a discussion

Synonyms: close Definition: finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.) Usage: The meeting was closed with a charge by the chairman of the board

Hypernyms: end, terminate Definition: bring to an end or halt Usage: She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime; The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I

Synonyms: close, conclude Definition: come to a close Usage: The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin

Hypernyms: cease, stop, terminate, finish, end Definition: have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical Usage: the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed; Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other; My property ends by the bushes; The symphony ends in a pianissimo

Synonyms: close Definition: be priced or listed when trading stops Usage: The stock market closed high this Friday; My new stocks closed at $59 last night

Hypernyms: trade Definition: be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions Usage: The stock traded around $20 a share

Synonyms for (adjective) close

Synonyms: faithful, close Definition: marked by fidelity to an original Usage: a close translation; a faithful copy of the portrait; a faithful rendering of the observed facts

Hypernyms: accurate Definition: conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy Usage: an accurate reproduction; the accounting was accurate; accurate measurements; an accurate scale

Synonyms: close Definition: rigorously attentive; strict and thorough Usage: close supervision; paid close attention; a close study; kept a close watch on expenditures

Hypernyms: careful Definition: exercising caution or showing care or attention Usage: they were careful when crossing the busy street; be careful to keep her shoes clean; did very careful research; careful art restorers; careful of the rights of others; careful about one's behavior

Synonyms: near, nigh, close Definition: not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances Usage: 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

Hypernyms: adjacent Definition: near or close to but not necessarily touching Usage: lands adjacent to the mountains; New York and adjacent cities

Hypernyms: nearby Definition: close at hand Usage: the nearby towns; concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus

Hypernyms: warm Definition: of a seeker; near to the object sought Usage: you're getting warm; hot on the trail

Hypernyms: hot Definition: of a seeker; very near to the object sought Usage: you are hot

Synonyms: close Definition: at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other Usage: close to noon; how close are we to town?; a close formation of ships

Hypernyms: next, adjacent, side by side Definition: nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space Usage: had adjacent rooms; in the next room; the person sitting next to me; our rooms were side by side

Hypernyms: ambient Definition: completely enveloping Usage: the ambient air; ambient sound; the ambient temperature

Hypernyms: appressed, adpressed Definition: pressed close to or lying flat against something Usage: adpressed hairs along the plant's stem; igneous rocks...closely appressed by this force-L.V.Pirsson

Hypernyms: approximate, close together Definition: located close together Usage: with heads close together; approximate leaves grow together but are not united

Hypernyms: close at hand, at hand, imminent, impendent, impending Definition: close in time; about to occur Usage: retribution is at hand; some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand; in imminent danger; his impending retirement

Hypernyms: at hand, close at hand Definition: close in space; within reach Usage: the town is close at hand

Hypernyms: close-hauled Definition: having the sails trimmed for sailing as close to the wind as possible

Hypernyms: close set, close-set Definition: set close together Usage: close-set eyes; close-set teeth; her eyes are close set

Hypernyms: immediate, contiguous Definition: very close or connected in space or time Usage: contiguous events; immediate contact; the immediate vicinity; the immediate past

Hypernyms: encompassing, circumferent, surrounding Definition: closely encircling Usage: encompassing mountain ranges; the surrounding countryside

Hypernyms: enveloping Definition: surrounding and closing in on or hemming in Usage: the army's enveloping maneuver

Hypernyms: hand-to-hand Definition: being at close quarters Usage: hand-to-hand fighting

Hypernyms: juxtaposed Definition: placed side by side often for comparison Usage: juxtaposed pictures

Hypernyms: nestled, snuggled Definition: drawn or pressed close to someone or something for or as if for affection or protection Usage: saw a number of small houses nestled against the hillside; like a baby snuggled in its mother's arms

Hypernyms: proximate Definition: very close in space or time Usage: proximate words; proximate houses

Hypernyms: scalelike Definition: reduced to a small appressed thing that resembles a scale Usage: scalelike leaves

Hypernyms: walk-to, walking Definition: close enough to be walked to Usage: walking distance; the factory with the big parking lot...is more convenient than the walk-to factory

Synonyms: close Definition: close in relevance or relationship Usage: a close family; we are all...in close sympathy with...; close kin; a close resemblance

Hypernyms: approximate, near Definition: very close in resemblance Usage: sketched in an approximate likeness; a near likeness

Hypernyms: boon Definition: very close and convivial Usage: boon companions

Hypernyms: buddy-buddy, chummy, thick Definition: (used informally) associated on close terms Usage: a close friend; the bartender was chummy with the regular customers; the two were thick as thieves for months

Hypernyms: close-knit, closely knit Definition: held together as by social or cultural ties Usage: a close-knit family; close-knit little villages; the group was closely knit

Hypernyms: confidential Definition: denoting confidence or intimacy Usage: a confidential approach; in confidential tone of voice

Hypernyms: cozy Definition: suggesting connivance Usage: a cozy arrangement with the police

Hypernyms: dear, near, good Definition: with or in a close or intimate relationship Usage: a good friend; my sisters and brothers are near and dear

Hypernyms: intimate, familiar Definition: having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship Usage: on familiar terms; pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders

Hypernyms: intimate Definition: marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity Usage: intimate friend; intimate relations between economics, politics, and legal principles - V.L. Parrington

Synonyms: close, closelipped, closemouthed, tightlipped, secretive Definition: inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information Usage: although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it

Hypernyms: uncommunicative, incommunicative Definition: not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions

Synonyms: close, confining Definition: crowded Usage: close quarters

Hypernyms: confined Definition: not free to move about

Synonyms: tight, close Definition: (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched Usage: a close contest; a close election; a tight game

Hypernyms: equal Definition: having the same quantity, value, or measure as another Usage: on equal terms; all men are equal before the law

Synonyms: cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny Definition: giving or spending with reluctance Usage: our cheeseparing administration; very close (or near) with his money; a penny-pinching miserly old man

Hypernyms: ungenerous, stingy Definition: unwilling to spend Usage: she practices economy without being stingy; an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds

Synonyms: close Definition: used of hair or haircuts Usage: a close military haircut

Hypernyms: short Definition: (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length Usage: short skirts; short hair; the board was a foot short; a short toss

Synonyms: close, close-fitting, snug Definition: fitting closely but comfortably Usage: a close fit

Hypernyms: tight Definition: closely constrained or constricted or constricting Usage: tight skirts; he hated tight starched collars; fingers closed in a tight fist; a tight feeling in his chest

Synonyms: close Definition: confined to specific persons Usage: a close secret

Hypernyms: private Definition: confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy Usage: a private place; private discussions; private lessons; a private club; a private secretary; private property; the former President is now a private citizen; public figures struggle to maintain a private life

Synonyms: close Definition: strictly confined or guarded Usage: kept under close custody

Hypernyms: restrained Definition: under restraint

Synonyms: close, tight Definition: of textiles Usage: a close weave; smooth percale with a very tight weave

Hypernyms: fine Definition: of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles Usage: wood with a fine grain; fine powdery snow; fine rain; batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave; covered with a fine film of dust

Synonyms: airless, unaired, stuffy, close Definition: lacking fresh air Usage: a dusty airless attic; the dreadfully close atmosphere; hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke

Hypernyms: unventilated Definition: not ventilated Usage: stuffy unventilated rooms