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According to WordNet, the verb "close" has 17 sense(s).

201345109 move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window".

201346978 become closed; "The windows closed with a loud bang".

202425913 finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.); "The meeting was closed with a charge by the chairman of the board".

201423285 fill or stop up; "Can you close the cracks with caulking?".

202140781 cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop.

201478423 bar access to; "Due to the accident, the road had to be closed for several hours".

200352137 finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead; "The relief pitcher closed with two runs in the second inning".

200763831 complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement; "We closed on the house on Friday"; "They closed the deal on the building".

202104503 change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact.

202754276 be priced or listed when trading stops; "The stock market closed high this Friday"; "My new stocks closed at $59 last night".

202610628 come to a close; "The concert closed with a nocturne by Chopin".

202375619 engage at close quarters; "close with the enemy".

201291941 unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of; "close the circuit"; "close a wound"; "close a book"; "close up an umbrella".

201607288 bring together all the elements or parts of; "Management closed ranks".

202054382 draw near; "The probe closed with the space station".

202426395 cease to operate or cause to cease operating; "The owners decided to move and to close the factory"; "My business closes every night at 8 P.M."; "close up the shop".

202054541 come together, as if in an embrace; "Her arms closed around her long lost relative".


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