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closed

adjective

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1 as in private, restricted

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2 as in blocked, jammed

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closed

verb
past tense of close

Synonyms & Antonyms of closed (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to position (something) so as to prevent passage through an opening
  • be sure to close the gate when you leave

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2 to stop the operations of
  • the merchant will close the store if business doesn't improve

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3 to bring (an event) to a natural or appropriate stopping point
  • we'll close the assembly with the singing of our national anthem

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4 to come to an end
  • the services closed with a short prayer

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5 to come near or nearer
  • the two groups closed with each other from opposite sides of the field

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The first known use of closed was in the 13th century

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close calls

closed

closed book

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“Closed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/closed. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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