close out

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verb \ˈklōz-\

Definition of close out

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  excludeb :  preclude close out his chances

  3. 2a :  to dispose of a whole stock of by saleb :  to dispose of (a business)c :  sell closed out his share of the businessd :  to put (an account) in order for disposal or transfer

  4. 3a :  to bring to an often rapid or abrupt conclusion close out a careerb :  to discontinue operation of

  5. intransitive verb
  6. 1 :  to sell out a business

  7. 2 :  to buy or sell securities or commodities in order to terminate an account

Examples of close out in a Sentence

  1. the team closed out the season with major losses

  2. don't assume an attitude that closes out any possibility of a compromise

First Known Use of close out

14th century



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