Definitions For Close


  • The concluding part of any performance
  • The last section of a communication
  • The temporal end; the concluding time
  • Near in space : not far away or distant
  • Near in time
  • Very similar : almost the same


  • Finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead
  • Complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement
  • Unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of
  • Move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
  • Become closed
  • Fill or stop up
  • Bar access to
  • Bring together all the elements or parts of
  • Draw near
  • Come together, as if in an embrace
  • Change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact
  • Cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop
  • Engage at close quarters
  • Finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)
  • Cease to operate or cause to cease operating
  • Come to a close
  • Be priced or listed when trading stops
  • To move (a door, window, etc.) so that things cannot pass through an opening
  • To cover the opening of (something)
  • To bring together the parts or edges of (something open)
  • At or to a short distance or time away


  • Marked by fidelity to an original
  • Rigorously attentive; strict and thorough
  • Inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
  • Crowded
  • (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched
  • Giving or spending with reluctance
  • Used of hair or haircuts
  • Fitting closely but comfortably
  • Confined to specific persons
  • Strictly confined or guarded
  • Of textiles
  • Lacking fresh air


  • Not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
  • At or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
  • Close in relevance or relationship


  • Near in time or place or relationship
  • In an attentive manner

Is Close a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Close is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Close in a Sentence

  • We had better close the windows; it looks like it's going to rain.
  • I forgot to close the gate.
  • She was having trouble closing the drawer.
  • We're not there yet, but we're getting close.
  • We stood close together to stay warm.
  • Christmas is getting closer and will soon be here.
  • Don't drive so close to the car in front of you.
  • He told me to stay close as we walked through the crowd.
  • The time for a decision is drawing closer.

Synonyms for Close

Antonyms for Close

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