英音 [kləʊz] 美音 [kloʊz]
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"
the last section of a communication;
"in conclusion I want to say..."
the concluding part of any performance
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..."
"a close resemblance"
not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances;
"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"
rigorously attentive; strict and thorough;
"paid close attention"
"a close study"
"kept a close watch on expenditures"
marked by fidelity to an original;
"a close translation"
"a faithful copy of the portrait"
"a faithful rendering of the observed facts"
(of a contest or contestants) evenly matched;
"a close contest"
"a close election"
"a tight game"
lacking fresh air;
"a dusty airless attic"
"the dreadfully close atmosphere"
"hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke"
"a close weave"
"smooth percale with a very tight weave"
strictly confined or guarded;
"kept under close custody"
confined to specific persons;
"a close secret"
fitting closely but comfortably;
"a close fit"
used of hair or haircuts;
"a close military haircut"
giving or spending with reluctance;
"our cheeseparing administration"
"very close (or near) with his money"
"a penny-pinching miserly old man"
inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information;
"although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"
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"
in an attentive manner;
"he remained close on his guard"
move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut;
"Close the door"
"shut the window"
"The windows closed with a loud bang"
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"
finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.);
"The meeting was closed with a charge by the chairman of the board"
come to a close;
"The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin"
complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement;
"We closed on the house on Friday"
"They closed the deal on the building"
be priced or listed when trading stops;
"The stock market closed high this Friday"
"My new stocks closed at $59 last night"
engage at close quarters;
"close with the enemy"
cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop
change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact
come together, as if in an embrace;
"Her arms closed around her long lost relative"
"The probe closed with the space station"
bring together all the elements or parts of;
"Management closed ranks"
bar access to;
"Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours"
fill or stop up;
"Can you close the cracks with caulking?"
unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of;
"close the circuit"
"close a wound"
"close a book"
"close up an umbrella"
finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead;
"The relief pitcher closed with two runs in the second inning"
closed adj. 关闭着的，封闭着的;密闭着的，保密的;<美>准备好了的，定了契约的; v. “close”的过去式和过去分词;
closedown n. （尤指永久的）停工;停业;倒闭;<英>（电台或电视台在一天的播送后）停止播放;
closeout n. 出清存货，出清存货;
closet n. 壁橱;盥洗室;议事室，密室;贮藏室; adj. 隐蔽的，暗藏的;不公开的;秘密的，私下的;空谈的; vt. 把…关在房间里;把…引入内室密谈;
disclose vt. 公开;揭露;使显露;使暴露;
enclose vt. （用墙、篱笆等）把…围起来;把…装入信封;附入;
foreclose vt. 取消（抵押品）赎回权;取消（抵押人的）赎回抵押品的权利;排除;阻止;
inclose vt. 围起来，附上;
unclose v. 打开;
close-mouthed adj. 守口如瓶的， （对某事）保持沉默的;
close upon v. 握紧;接近;
close canopy 郁闭;密郁闭;
close breeding 近亲繁殖;
close end 固定金额;
close crumb 组织紧实的面包瓤;
close aboard adv. 紧靠船边;
close on 威逼， 围困（某人）;逐渐包围（某人或某物）;关闭（门等）时挤住[挤伤]（某人）;
normal close 常闭，常断阀;
close translation 忠实的翻译，紧扣原文的翻译;
close-packed adj. 拥挤不堪的，装得紧紧的;
close crossing [医]近亲（有性）杂交;
mechanical close 机械封闭;
close routine [电] 闭常式;
close linkage [医]紧密连锁;
close nipple 螺纹接口，全外牙;短内接管;