Meaning of CLOSE in English
adv secretly; darkly.
2. close ·adv in a close manner.
3. close ·noun a grapple in wrestling.
4. close ·vt parsimonious; stingy.
5. close ·noun a double bar marking the end.
6. close ·noun conclusion; cessation; ending; end.
7. close ·vt intimate; familiar; confidential.
8. close ·vt short; as, to cut grass or hair close.
9. close ·vt difficult to obtain; as, money is close.
10. close ·vt shut fast; closed; tight; as, a close box.
11. close ·vt concise; to the point; as, close reasoning.
12. close ·noun the conclusion of a strain of music; cadence.
13. close ·vt disposed to keep secrets; secretive; reticent.
14. close ·noun the manner of shutting; the union of parts; junction.
15. close ·vt narrow; confined; as, a close alley; close quarters.
xvi. close ·vt out of the way observation; secluded; secret; hidden.
xvii. close ·vt nearly equal; almost evenly balanced; as, a close vote.
xviii. close ·vt strictly confined; carefully quarded; as, a close prisoner.
xix. close ·vi to grapple; to engage in hand-to-hand fight.
xx. close ·vt a narrow passage leading from a street to a court, and the houses within.
xxi. close ·vt adjoining; near; either in space; time, or thought;
often followed by to.
xxii. close ·vi to end, terminate, or come to a period; as, the debate closed at six o'clock.
xxiii. close ·vt adhering strictly to a standard or original; exact; strict; as, a close translation.
xxiv. close ·vi to come together; to unite or coalesce, as the parts of a wound, or parts separated.
xxv. close ·vt the interest which one may have in a piece of ground, even though it is not inclosed.
xxvi. close ·vt accurate; careful; precise; also, attentive; undeviating; strict; not wandering; as, a close observer.
xxvii. close ·noun to stop, or fill up, as an opening; to shut; as, to close the eyes; to close a door.
xxviii. close ·vt oppressive; without motion or ventilation; causing a feeling of lassitude;
said of the air, weather, ·etc.
xxix. close ·noun to bring together the parts of; to consolidate; as, to close the ranks of an army;
often used with up.
xxx. close ·noun to come or gather around; to inclose; to encompass; to confine.
xxxi. close ·vt having the parts near each other; dense; solid; compact; as applied to bodies; viscous; tenacious; not volatile, as applied to liquids.
xxxii. close ·vt uttered with a relatively contracted opening of the mouth, as certain sounds of e and o in french, italian, and german;
opposed to open.
xxxiii. close ·vt an inclosed place; especially, a small field or piece of land surrounded by a wall, hedge, or fence of any kind;
specifically, the precinct of a cathedral or abbey.
xxxiv. close ·noun to bring to an end or period; to conclude; to complete; to finish; to end; to consummate; as, to close a bargain; to close a course of instruction.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012