Synonyms and Antonyms of close out
1 to bring (an event) to a natural or appropriate stopping point the team closed out the season with major losses Synonyms close, complete, conclude, end, finish, round (off or out), terminate, wind up, wrap upRelated Words climax, crown; consummate, perfect; halt, stop, suspendAntonyms begin, commence, inaugurate, open, start
2 to prevent the participation, consideration, or inclusion of don't assume an attitude that closes out any possibility of a compromise Synonyms ban, bar, exclude, count (out), debar, eliminate, except, freeze out, rule out, shut outRelated Words blackball, blacklist, excommunicate, ostracize; banish, deport, exile, expel, oust, throw out; obviate, preclude, prevent, prohibit; block, hinder, impede, obstruct; cease, discontinue, halt, suspend; deter, stave off, ward (off); check off, disregard; comb (out), weed (out)Near Antonyms accept, embrace, entertain, receive, take in, welcome; unbanAntonyms admit, include
3 to stop the operations of failing health forced the cardiologist to close out his practice Synonyms close (down), close, shutRelated Words phase out, turn off; extinguish, quell, suppress; gag, muzzle, silence; fail, foldNear Antonyms build, expandAntonyms open, start
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