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


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

Ruth 3:12

Now it is true that I am a close relative; however, there is a relative closer than I.

ഞാൻ നിന്റെ വീണ്ടെടുപ്പുകാരൻ എന്നതു സത്യം തന്നേ; എങ്കിലും എന്നെക്കാൾ അടുത്ത ഒരു വീണ്ടെടുപ്പുകാരൻ ഉണ്ടു.

2 Kings 10:11

So Jehu killed all who remained of the house of Ahab in Jezreel, and all his great men and his close acquaintances and his priests, until he left him none remaining.

അങ്ങനെ യേഹൂ യിസ്രെയേലിൽ ആഹാബ് ഗൃഹത്തിൽ ശേഷിച്ചവരെ ഒക്കെയും അവന്റെ സകല മഹത്തുക്കളെയും ബന്ധുക്കളെയും പുരോഹിതന്മാരെയും ആരും ശേഷിക്കാതവണ്ണം സംഹരിച്ചുകളഞ്ഞു.

Ruth 4:3

Then he said to the close relative, "Naomi, who has come back from the country of Moab, sold the piece of land which belonged to our brother Elimelech.

അപ്പോൾ അവൻ ആ വീണ്ടെടുപ്പുകാരനോടു പറഞ്ഞതു: മോവാബ് ദേശത്തുനിന്നു മടങ്ങിവന്നിരിക്കുന്ന നൊവൊമി നമ്മുടെ സഹോദരനായ എലീമേലെക്കിന്റെ വയൽ വിലക്കുന്നു. ആകയാൽ നിന്നോടു അതു അറിയിപ്പാൻ ഞാൻ വിചാരിച്ചു; ഇവിടെ ഇരിക്കുന്നവരുടെയും ജനത്തിന്റെ മൂപ്പന്മാരുടെയും മുമ്പാകെ നീ അതു വിലെക്കു വാങ്ങുക;


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