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noun clos·ing \ˈklō-ziŋ\

Simple Definition of closing

  • : a situation or occurrence in which a business or organization shuts down and stops its operations

  • : the last part of a letter or speech

  • : a meeting in which the owners of a house formally give ownership of the house to other people

Full Definition of closing

  1. 1 :  a concluding part (as of a speech)

  2. 2 :  a closable gap (as in an article of clothing)

  3. 3 :  a meeting of parties to a real-estate deal for formally transferring title

Examples of closing

  1. the closing of the local school

  2. We met with our lawyer before the closing on our new house.



1596

First Known Use of closing

1596

Rhymes with closing




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