AskDefine | Define closing

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closing adj : final or ending; "the closing stages of the election"; "the closing weeks of the year"; "the closing scene of the film"; "closing remarks" [ant: opening]


1 the act of closing something [syn: shutting] [ant: opening]
2 the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..." [syn: conclusion, end, close, ending]
3 approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap; "the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision" [syn: closure]
4 termination of operations; "they regretted the closure of the day care center" [syn: closure, closedown, shutdown]
5 a concluding action [syn: completion, culmination, windup, mop up]

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  1. The end or conclusion of something
  2. The final procedure in a house sale when documents are signed and recorded



  1. Coming after all others

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