close onidiom (1)
Definition of close on
(Entry 1 of 2)
: almost or nearly : close to We walked for close on five miles.
close onidiom (2)
Definition of close on (Entry 2 of 2)
: to formally and legally agree to and complete (an important financial arrangement, such as the purchase of a house) We're going to close on our house next Friday. They closed on the deal.
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