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Another word for close

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Noun
  1. See also:

    end

Verb
  1. To put a stop to

      1. To bring to an end or halt:
      2. To occur at or form the end of; conclude or finish:
      3. To discontinue the employment of; dismiss:
      1. To stop (doing an activity or task) after reaching the point at which there is nothing left to do:
      2. To bring to a required or desired state:
      3. To arrive at or attain the end of:
      1. To bring to an end; close:
      2. To bring about (a final agreement or settlement):
      3. To arrive at (a conclusion, judgment, or opinion) by the process of reasoning:
    See also:

    end

  2. To put a stopper into

      1. A generally disk-shaped fastener used to join two parts of a garment by fitting through a buttonhole or loop.
      2. Such an object used for decoration.
      3. A push-button switch.
      1. A device or material that is used to close off or fasten an opening or connection, especially to prevent the escape of a liquid or gas:
      2. An airtight closure:
      3. Something, such as a piece of tape, that is placed on a product or package to show that the contents have not been tampered with.
      1. The lightweight elastic outer bark of the cork oak, used especially for bottle closures, insulation, floats, and crafts.
      2. Something made of cork, especially a bottle stopper.
      3. A bottle stopper made of other material, such as plastic.
      1. A barrier constructed across a waterway to control the flow or raise the level of water.
      2. A body of water controlled by such a barrier.
      3. A barrier against the passage of liquid or loose material, as a rubber sheet used in dentistry to isolate one or more teeth from the rest of the mouth.
      1. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of solid material used as a fastener, support, barrier, or structural or mechanical member.
      2. A solid oblong block of a substance or combination of ingredients, such as soap or candy.
      3. Any of various flat baked confections that are typically dense and harder than cakes and served cut into rectangular pieces.
      1. A solid piece of a hard substance, such as wood, having one or more flat sides.
      2. Such a piece used as a construction member or as a support.
      3. Such a piece upon which chopping or cutting is done:
      1. A device operated by a key, combination, or keycard and used, as on a door, for holding, closing, or securing.
      2. A section of a waterway, such as a canal, closed off with gates, in which vessels in transit are raised or lowered by raising or lowering the water level of that section.
      3. A mechanism in a firearm for exploding the charge.
      1. To power down; to stop a device by switching it off.
      2. To repulse, disgust, or discourage.
      3. (intransitive) To leave a road; to exit.
      1. something that shuts off a flow or movement, as a valve
      2. a stoppage or interruption
      1. A pointed extension on the toe or heels of a horseshoe, designed to prevent slipping.
      2. A spiked plate that is fixed on the bottom of a shoe to prevent slipping and preserve the sole.
      1. To put something into (a container, for example) to capacity or to a desired level:
      2. To supply or provide to the fullest extent:
      3. To build up the level of (low-lying land) with material such as earth or gravel.
      1. An obstruction or hindrance.
      2. A weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement.
      3. A heavy, traditionally wooden-soled shoe.
      1. The material out of which something is made or formed; substance.
      2. The essential substance or elements; essence:
      3. Unspecified material:
      1. To cause to become closed; obstruct:
      2. To prevent the passage of:
      3. To absorb or adsorb and retain (a substance).
      1. (idiomatic) To get rid of, cause to come to an end.
      2. To stop a person in the execution of a purpose.
      1. A device, such as a cork or plug, that is inserted to close an opening.
      2. One that causes something to stop:
      3. A card or cards enabling one to prevent one's opponents from winning all the tricks in a particular suit in a hand of bridge.
      1. To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up:
      2. To constrict (an opening or orifice):
      3. To obstruct or block passage on (a road, for example).
      1. To move (a door or lid, for example) so as to block passage through an opening.
      2. To fasten with a lock, catch, or latch:
      3. To block entrance to or exit from; close:
  3. To come or bring together

      1. To assemble, construct, or build.
      2. (idiomatic) In total.
      3. (psychology) Stable; competent; responsible.
      1. To surround on all sides; close in:
      2. To fence in so as to prevent common use:
      3. To build or equip with a roof and walls:
      1. To put or bring together so as to make continuous or form a unit:
      2. To put or bring into close association or relationship:
      3. To connect (points), as with a straight line.
      1. A cord of readily combustible material that is lighted at one end to carry a flame along its length to detonate an explosive at the other end.
      2. A mechanical or electrical mechanism used to detonate an explosive charge or device such as a bomb or grenade:
      3. To equip with a mechanical or electrical fuse.
      1. To tie or secure, as with a rope or cord.
      2. To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
      3. To fasten or wrap by encircling, as with a belt or ribbon:
      1. To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap:
      2. To fasten by drawing together the parts or sides and knotting with strings or laces:
      3. To make by fastening ends or parts:
      1. To join or fasten together:
      2. To associate or consider as related:
      3. To join to or by means of a communications circuit:
      1. A connected, flexible series of links, typically of metal, used especially for holding objects together, for restraining, or for transmitting mechanical power.
      2. Such a set of links, often of precious metal and with pendants attached, worn as an ornament or symbol of office.
      3. Such a set of links measuring ten yards and attached to a pole at each end, moved up and down the field to indicate necessary yardage for gaining a first down.
      1. To come or grow together into a single mass:
      2. To come together as a recognizable whole or entity:
      3. To come together for a single purpose:
      1. To bring together so as to form a whole:
      2. To combine (people) in interest, attitude, or action:
      3. To join (a couple) in marriage.
      1. To come into the presence of by chance or arrangement:
      2. To come into the company of:
      3. To be introduced to; make the acquaintance of:
  4. To shut

      1. To bend over or double up so that one part lies on another part:
      2. To make compact by doubling or bending over parts:
      3. To bring from an extended to a closed position:
      1. To strike the palms of the hands together with a sudden explosive sound, as in applauding.
      2. To come together suddenly with a sharp sound.
      3. To strike together with a sharp sound, as one hard surface on another:
      1. A hinged cover or screen for a window, usually fitted with louvers.
      2. A mechanical device of a camera that controls the duration of a photographic exposure, as by opening and closing to allow light coming through the lens to expose a plate or film.
      3. The movable louvers on a pipe organ, controlled by pedals, that open and close the swell box.
      1. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of solid material used as a fastener, support, barrier, or structural or mechanical member.
      2. A solid oblong block of a substance or combination of ingredients, such as soap or candy.
      3. Any of various flat baked confections that are typically dense and harder than cakes and served cut into rectangular pieces.
      1. To close tightly:
      2. To grasp or grip tightly:
      3. To clinch (a bolt, for example).
      1. A bar made of wood or metal that slides into a socket and is used to fasten doors and gates.
      2. A metal bar or rod in the mechanism of a lock that is thrown or withdrawn by turning the key.
      3. A fastener consisting of a threaded pin or rod with a head at one end, designed to be inserted through holes in assembled parts and secured by a mated nut that is tightened by applying torque.
      1. A device operated by a key, combination, or keycard and used, as on a door, for holding, closing, or securing.
      2. A section of a waterway, such as a canal, closed off with gates, in which vessels in transit are raised or lowered by raising or lowering the water level of that section.
      3. A mechanism in a firearm for exploding the charge.
      1. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons:
      1. To attach firmly to something else, as by pinning or nailing.
      2. To make fast or secure:
      3. To close or connect securely, as with a lock or other device:
      1. A device or material that is used to close off or fasten an opening or connection, especially to prevent the escape of a liquid or gas:
      2. An airtight closure:
      3. Something, such as a piece of tape, that is placed on a product or package to show that the contents have not been tampered with.
      1. To close (a building) so that no one can enter.
      2. To terminate (a business).
      3. To enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave.
      1. To quit all applications and turn off the computer.
      1. A photograph or a movie shot in which the subject is tightly framed and shown at a relatively large scale.
      2. An intimate view or description.
      1. (intransitive) To stop trading as a business.
      2. To surround someone, as to impede their movement.
      1. To shut with force and loud noise:
      2. To put, throw, or otherwise forcefully move so as to produce a loud noise:
      3. To hit or strike with great force.
  5. To arrive at an agreement

      1. To fix or secure (a nail or bolt, for example) by bending down or flattening the pointed end that protrudes.
      2. To fasten together in this way.
      3. To settle definitely and conclusively; make final:
      1. To bring to completion or fruition; conclude:
      2. To realize or achieve; fulfill:
      3. To complete (a marriage) with the first act of sexual intercourse after the ceremony.
      1. To end or resolve (a dispute, for example) by making a decision or coming to an agreement.
      2. To resolve (a lawsuit or dispute) by mutual agreement of the parties rather than by court decision.
      3. To make the determinations and distributions of (a trust).