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English Meaning

To stop, or fill up, as an opening; to shut; as, to close the eyes; to close a door.

  1. Being near in space or time. See Usage Note at redundancy.
  2. Being near in relationship: close relatives.
  3. Bound by mutual interests, loyalties, or affections; intimate: close friends.
  4. Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact: a close weave.
  5. Being near the surface; short: a close haircut.
  6. Being on the brink of: close to tears.
  7. Decided by a narrow margin; almost even: a close election.
  8. Faithful to the original: a close copy.
  9. Rigorous; thorough: close attention; close supervision.
  10. Shut; closed.
  11. Shut in; enclosed.
  12. Confining or narrow; crowded: close quarters.
  13. Fitting tightly: close garments.
  14. Lacking fresh air; stuffy: a close room.
  15. Confined to specific persons or groups: a close secret.
  16. Strictly confined or guarded: kept under close custody.
  17. Hidden from view; secluded.
  18. Secretive; reticent: was close about her personal life.
  19. Giving or spending with reluctance; stingy.
  20. Not easily acquired; scarce: Money was close.
  21. Linguistics Pronounced with the tongue near the palate, as the ee in meet. Used of vowels.
  22. Marked by more rather than less punctuation, especially commas.
  23. To move (a door, for example) so that an opening or passage is covered or obstructed; shut.
  24. To bar access to: closed the road for repairs.
  25. To fill or stop up: closed the cracks with plaster.
  26. To stop the operations of permanently or temporarily: closed down the factory.
  27. To make unavailable for use: closed the area to development; closed the database to further changes.
  28. To bring to an end; terminate: close a letter; close a bank account.
  29. To bring together all the elements or parts of: Management closed ranks and ostracized the troublemaker.
  30. To join or unite; bring into contact: close a circuit.
  31. To draw or bind together the edges of: close a wound.
  32. Sports To modify (one's stance), as in baseball or golf, by turning the body so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact with the ball.
  33. To complete the final details or negotiations on: close a deal.
  34. Archaic To enclose on all sides.
  35. To become shut: The door closed quietly.
  36. To come to an end; finish: The book closes on a hopeful note.
  37. To reach an agreement; come to terms.
  38. To cease operation: The shop closes at six.
  39. To be priced or listed at a specified amount when trading ends: Stocks closed higher on Monday.
  40. To engage at close quarters: closed with the enemy.
  41. To draw near: The orbiter closed with the space station in preparation for docking.
  42. To come together: My arms closed around the little child.
  43. Baseball To finish a game by protecting a lead. Used of relief pitchers.
  44. The act of closing.
  45. A conclusion; a finish: The meeting came to a close.
  46. Music The concluding part of a phrase or theme; a cadence.
  47. An enclosed place, especially land surrounding or beside a cathedral or other building.
  48. Chiefly British A narrow way or alley.
  49. Archaic A fight at close quarters.
  50. In a close position or manner; closely: stayed close together.
  51. close in To seem to be gathering in on all sides: The problems closed in.
  52. close in To advance on a target so as to block escape: The police closed in on the sniper.
  53. close in To surround so as to make unusable: The airport was closed in by fog.
  54. close out To dispose of (a line of merchandise) at reduced prices.
  55. close out To terminate, as by selling: close out a business.
  56. close to home So as to affect one's feelings or interests: Her comment hit close to home.
  57. close to the wind Nautical At a close angle into the direction from which the wind is blowing: sailing close to the wind.

Malayalam Meaning

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× അടുത്ത്‌ - Aduththu | Aduthu
× അടുപ്പമായ - Aduppamaaya | Aduppamaya
× സമാപ്‌തി - Samaapthi | Samapthi
× ബന്ധിതയായി - Bandhithayaayi | Bandhithayayi
× തുല്യമായ - Thulyamaaya | Thulyamaya
× രഹസ്യമായി - Rahasyamaayi | Rahasyamayi
× സമാപിക്കുക - Samaapikkuka | Samapikkuka
× ഉറ്റ - Utta
× അവസാനിക്കുകഅടുത്ത - Avasaanikkukaaduththa | Avasanikkukadutha
× വലുതായതുമായ - Valuthaayathumaaya | Valuthayathumaya
× അവസാനിപ്പിക്കുക - Avasaanippikkuka | Avasanippikkuka
× ബന്ദ് - Bandhu
× മൂടുക - Mooduka
× അടുത്തബന്ധമുള്ള - Aduththabandhamulla | Aduthabandhamulla
× അടുത്ത്‌ വരുക - Aduththu Varuka | Aduthu Varuka
× അടുത്ത - Aduththa | Adutha
× ഗാഢബന്ധമുള്ള - Gaaddabandhamulla | Gaddabandhamulla
× രഹസ്യമായ - Rahasyamaaya | Rahasyamaya
× അടഞ്ഞതായ - Adanjathaaya | Adanjathaya
× പൂര്‍ത്തിയാക്കുക - Poor‍ththiyaakkuka | Poor‍thiyakkuka
× മൃദുലമായ - Mrudhulamaaya | Mrudhulamaya
× സമാനമായ - Samaanamaaya | Samanamaya
× സൂക്ഷ്‌മമായ - Sookshmamaaya | Sookshmamaya
× ഡാറ്റ എഴുതിയതിന്‌ ശേഷമോ വായിച്ചതിന്‌ ശേഷമോ ആ ഫയല്‍ പ്രവര്‍ത്തനക്ഷമമല്ലാതാക്കുക - Daatta Ezhuthiyathinu Sheshamo Vaayichathinu Sheshamo Aa Phayal‍ Pravar‍ththanakshamamallaathaakkuka | Datta Ezhuthiyathinu Sheshamo Vayichathinu Sheshamo a Phayal‍ Pravar‍thanakshamamallathakkuka


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Ruth 2:23

So she stayed close by the young women of Boaz, to glean until the end of barley harvest and wheat harvest; and she dwelt with her mother-in-law.

അങ്ങനെ അവൾ യവക്കൊയ്ത്തും കോതമ്പുകൊയ്ത്തും തീരുവോളം പെറുക്കുവാൻ ബോവസിന്റെ ബാല്യക്കാരത്തികളോടു ചേർന്നിരിക്കയും അമ്മാവിയമ്മയോടുകൂടെ പാർക്കയും ചെയ്തു.

Nehemiah 6:10

Afterward I came to the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah, the son of Mehetabel, who was a secret informer; and he said, "Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us close the doors of the temple, for they are coming to kill you; indeed, at night they will come to kill you."

പിന്നെ ഞാൻ മെഹേതബേലിന്റെ മകനായ ദെലായാവിന്റെ മകൻ ശെമയ്യാവിന്റെ വീട്ടിൽ ചെന്നു; അവൻ കതകടെച്ചു അകത്തിരിക്കയായിരുന്നു; നാം ഒരുമിച്ചു ദൈവാലയത്തിൽ മന്ദിരത്തിന്നകത്തു കടന്നു വാതിൽ അടെക്കുക; നിന്നെ കൊല്ലുവാൻ വരുന്നുണ്ടു; നിന്നെ കൊല്ലുവാൻ അവർ രാത്രിയിൽ വരും എന്നു പറഞ്ഞു.

Genesis 12:11

And it came to pass, when he was close to entering Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, "Indeed I know that you are a woman of beautiful countenance.

മിസ്രയീമിൽ എത്തുമാറായപ്പോൾ അവൻതൻറെ ഭാര്യ സാറായിയോടു പറഞ്ഞതു: ഇതാ, നീ സൗന്ദര്യമുള്ള സ്ത്രീയെന്നു ഞാൻഅറിയുന്നു.


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