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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun: the end of an activity or of a period of time.

Usage examples (49)
  • Autumn arrives in the early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.
  • The owners decided to move and to close the factory
  • close with the enemy
  • Kept under close custody for more
Tutoring comment
  • To "close" is to end an activity, "clothes" are garments, "cloths" are materials made by weaving, while "cloze" pertains to a test of reading comprehension which requires the testee to fill in the deleted words in a written text.
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