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close (KLOHZ) (verb), closes; closed; closing
1. To move something, so that an opening, a passage, or a hole is covered or blocked; to shut: "She was closing the door and locking it for the night."

"Fortunately, the door closed quietly instead of slamming and disturbing the other sleepers."

2. To bring the edges or ends of something together, or to be brought together: "He had to close his eyes and take a little nap."

"The doctor closed the wound."

3. To stop working or operating, or to shut a store or business, for a short period of time or overnight: "The manager closed and locked the door of the store for the night."
4. To come to an end, or to end something; such as, an activity, a period of time, or some spoken or written text.
5. To reduce the distance between two people or things, especially in a race or a chase.
6. To complete a transaction successfully; for example, a business deal or a house purchase.
7. To have a particular value at the end of a day's trading on a stock exchange: "The share prices closed lower in heavy trading."
8. To perform a series of operations necessary to deactivate a computer file or program and to store it for later use.
9. To bar access to: "The road was closed to traffic for repairs."
10. To fill or to stop up something: "The worker closed the cracks in the wall with plaster."
11. To bring to an end or to terminate: "He closed the bank account."
12. To join or to unite by bringing something into contact: "He closed the electrical circuit."
(Greek > Latin: that which binds tightly, press together; band, lace; hence, muscle that closes an aperture of the body; a ringlike band of muscle fibers that constricts a passage or closes a natural orifice)