close/seal the deal

Definition of close/seal the deal

  1. :  to make an agreement official We were about to close/seal the deal when we realized that there was a mistake in the contract.

Word by Word Definitions

closeplay
  1. :  to move so as to bar passage through something

    :  to block against entry or passage

    :  to deny access to

  1. :  a coming or bringing to a conclusion

    :  a conclusion or end in time or existence :  cessation

    :  the concluding passage (as of a speech or play)

  1. :  an enclosed area

    :  the precinct (see precinct 2a) of a cathedral

    :  a narrow passage leading from a street to a court and the houses within or to the common stairway of tenements

  1. :  having no openings :  closed

    :  confined or carefully guarded

    :  high

  1. :  in a close position or manner

sealplay
  1. :  any of numerous carnivorous marine mammals (families Phocidae and Otariidae) that live chiefly in cold regions and have limbs modified into webbed flippers adapted primarily to swimming

    :  a fur seal or hair seal as opposed to a sea lion

    :  the pelt of a fur seal

  1. :  to hunt seals

  1. :  something that confirms, ratifies, or makes secure :  guarantee, assurance

    :  a device with a cut or raised emblem, symbol, or word used especially to certify a signature or authenticate a document

    :  a medallion or ring face bearing such a device incised so that it can be impressed on wax or moist clay

  1. :  to confirm or make secure by or as if by a seal

    :  to solemnize (something, such as a marriage) for eternity by a Mormon rite

    :  to set or affix an authenticating seal to

dealplay
  1. :  part, portion

    :  a usually large or indefinite quantity or degree

    :  the act or right of distributing cards to players

  1. :  to give as one's portion :  apportion

    :  to distribute (playing cards) to players

    :  administer, deliver

  1. :  an act of dealing (see 2deal 3) :  transaction

    :  bargain

    :  contract

  1. :  a board of fir or pine

    :  pine or fir wood


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