English verb: close down
|1.||close down (social) cease to operate or cause to cease operating|
|Samples||The owners decided to move and to close the factory.|
My business closes every night at 8 P.M..
Close up the shop.
|Examples||The business is going to close down|
|Synonyms||close, close up, fold, shut down|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Somebody ----s something
|Narrower (hyponym)||adjourn, retire, withdraw|
|Antonyms||open, open up|