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English adjective: closing

1. closing final or ending


SamplesThe closing stages of the election.
The closing weeks of the year.
The closing scene of the film.
Closing remarks.


Similarconcluding, final, last, terminal, terminative, year-end


Antonymsopening


English noun: closing

1. closing (act) the act of closing something


Synonymsshutting


Broader (hypernym)motility, motion, move, movement


Antonymsopening

2. closing (communication) the last section of a communication


SamplesIn conclusion I want to say....


Synonymsclose, conclusion, end, ending


Broader (hypernym)section, subdivision


Narrower (hyponym)anticlimax, bathos, coda, epilog, epilog, epilogue, epilogue, finale, peroration


Part meronymaddress, narration, recital, speech, yarn

3. closing (act) approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap


SamplesThe ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision.


Synonymsclosure


Broader (hypernym)approach, approaching, coming

4. closing (act) termination of operations


SamplesThey regretted the closure of the day care center.


Synonymsclosedown, closure, shutdown


Broader (hypernym)conclusion, ending, termination


Narrower (hyponym)bank closing, layoff, plant closing

5. closing (act) a concluding action


Synonymscompletion, culmination, mop up, windup


Broader (hypernym)conclusion, ending, termination


Narrower (hyponym)consummation, consummation, finalisation, finalization, finish, finishing, follow-through, follow-through, graduation









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