Definitions For Closely


  • In a close relation or position in time or space
  • In a close manner
  • In an attentive manner


  • 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


  • Near in space : not far away or distant
  • Near in time
  • Very similar : almost the same

Is Closely a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Closely is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Closely 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 Closely

Antonyms for Closely

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