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English verb: close out

1. close out (stative) make impossible, especially beforehand

Synonymspreclude, rule out

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)eliminate, obviate, rid of

2. close out (possession) terminate by selling off or disposing of

SamplesHe closed out his line of sports cars.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, put away, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out

3. close out (change) terminate

SamplesWe closed out our account.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)end, terminate

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