Synonyms for Close:


accurate, precise (adjective)
exact, faithful, similar, strict, Resembling.
airless (adjective)
all (adjective)
closemouthed (adjective)
contiguous (adjective)
juxtaposed, next to.
dense (adjective)
dense, cramped (adjective)
compact, confined, confining, crowded, narrow, packed, restricted, short, solid, thick, tight.
economical (adjective)
penurious, provident, niggardly, thrifty.
friendly (adjective)
affectionate, amiable, amicable, chummy, clubby, companionable, congenial, empathic, friendly, intimate, like-minded, neighborly, sociable, warmhearted, Familiar.
intimate (adjective)
chummy, confidential, dear, private, Familiar.
like (adjective)
such, not unlike.
mean (adjective)
near (adjective)
adjacent, by, hairbreadth, immediate, local, nearby, neighborhood, proximate, approaching, near.
near, nearby (adjective)
adjacent, approaching, at hand, contiguous, immediate, imminent, impending, nearest, neighboring, next, nigh, proximate, warm, around the corner.
oppressive, humid (adjective)
airless, fusty, heavy, moldy, motionless, musty, stagnant, stale, sticky, stifling, stuffy, sultry, sweltering, uncomfortable, unventilated.
precise (adjective)
secret, reserved (adjective)
closemouthed, reticent, secretive, silent, taciturn, uncommunicative.
similar (adjective)
akin, alike, analogous, comparable, ersatz, imitative, like, semblance, similar, such, twin, uniform, Resembling.
stingy (adjective)
niggardly, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penurious, ungenerous, costive, narrow, tight, Hard-fisted, Pinching.
taciturn (adjective)
incommunicative, tightlipped, Incommunicable, uncommunicable.
uncommunicative (adjective)
secretive, taciturn.


all (adverb)
closely, near, nigh, tight.


near (adverb)


expiry, passing, withdrawal. abort, boot, buffer, corrupt, decode, deliver, display, emulate, narrow. alongside, bar, button, choke off, clog, dam, open, seal off, shut off, stopper, stuff, turn off, uncork, united, next to. account, asset, bind, book, brokerage, business, cannibalize, capacity, chain, coalesce, connect, disconnect, enclose, fuse, meet, put together, separate, tie, unite, Broking, beauty parade, business plan. acquainted, arm's length, bring to, brittle, broken, brotherly, clannish, clap, clench, connected, shutter, slam. agree, avoidable, clinch, controllable, decide, harmless, innocuous, preventable, protective, safe, settle, sound. afro, beehive, bob, braid, bun, chignon, love, Bobbed, bangs, buzz cut. clear, compact, competing, crowded, dense, level, out, packed, position, tighten, unopposed, Against, close-run. alarm, attach, automate, fit, fit out, ground, nip and tuck, neck and neck, hook into. exact, full, homogeneous, indistinguishable, sort of, strict, not unlike. alley, alleyway, arcade, back, backyard, blind alley, campus, car park, cloister, cramped. all but, barely, breath, hardly, practically, scarcely, stifling. just, reserved, restraint, reticent, shortly, silent, soon, taciturn, Incommunicable, uncommunicable, close-mouthed, around the corner, any day/moment etc. now, at the earliest/first opportunity, in no time (at all), in the short run/term. anaesthetize, anesthetize, attend, bandage, bleed, bring back, bypass, catch, catheterize, cauterize, cheap, costive, give, niggard, niggardly, parsimonious, penurious, petty, tightfisted, Hard-fisted, Pinching, close-fisted. approximately, besiege, broadly, envelop, hedge, hem, imprecise, inaccurate, incorrect, inexact, questionable, roughly, wrong. assemble, bunch, cluster, cozy up, crowd, huddle, clump together. cautious, methodical, meticulous, organized, painstaking, provident, systematic, thorough. economic, economical, frugal, thrift, thrifty, Economies. avenue, boulevard, crescent, drive, Ave, cul de sac, Dr., BLVD, backstreet. crash, fail, go under, liquidate, wind up, go out of business. block off, close off, lock out, jam something open/shut. bank, borrow, credit, debit, draw, mortgage, pay in. bear, bear market, bearish, bid, bid price, bondholder, broker-dealer, bull, bull market, bullish. bend, extend, kick, reach out, spread, stretch, wave, fold your arms/hands. blank, controlled, emotionless, impassive, neutral, passive, undemonstrative, unemotional, unresponsive. bound, certain, expected, guaranteed, likely, possibly, probable, probably, sure. dry up, give out, pass, run out, come to an end, draw to a close/an end. claustrophobic, strained, strange, troubling, unnatural, unsettling. double, unfold, unfurl. cordon off, repel, cut off. communicative, expressive, interactive, nonverbal, one-on-one, person-to-person, verbal, one-to-one, paralinguistic, illocutionary. direct, distant, filial, illegitimacy, illegitimate, kinship, legitimate, Family, familial. close your ears (to), not want to know, shut your ears to something. close (noun)
accurate, adjacent, adpressed, airless, ambient, appressed, approximate, at hand, boon, bosom, careful, cheeseparing, chummy, close at hand, close down, close together, close-fitting, close-hauled, close-knit, close-set, closelipped, closely, closely knit, closemouthed, closer, closest, closing, closing curtain, come together, conclusion, confidential, confined, confining, contiguous, cozy, dear, encompassing, end, ending, enveloping, equal, faithful, fill, fill up, finale, fine, finis, finish, fold, good, hot, immediate, imminent, impending, incommunicative, intimate, juxtaposed, last, moral, near, nearby, nearer, nearest, neighbor, neighboring, neighbour, neighbouring, nestled, next, nigh, nighest, penny-pinching, private, proximate, restrained, scalelike, secretive, short, shut, shut down, side by side, snug, snuggled, stingy, stopping point, stuffy, surrounding, thick, tight, tightlipped, unaired, uncommunicative, ungenerous, unventilated, walk-to, walking, warm, Familiar, hand to hand.
close in (noun)
approach, cessation, completion, conclusion, culmination, end, ending, finale, finish, pause, stop, termination.
communication (noun)
closing, conclusion, end, ending.
compact (noun)
dense, solid.
completion (noun)
finis, windup.
confining (noun)
cramped, restricted.
end (noun)
accomplishment, cessation, closing, completion, conclusion, culmination, death, demise, ending, expiration, finale, finis, terminal, termination, windup.
ending (noun)
cease, cessation, completion, conclusion, culmination, end, finale, finish, stop, termination, windup.
stifling (noun)
fresh, fusty, heavy, moldy, motionless, musty, oppressive, refreshing, stagnant, stale, sticky, sultry, sweltering, uncomfortable.
stopping point (noun)
stopping point.
time (noun)
conclusion, finale, finis, finish, last, stopping point.


approach (verb)
access, advance, approach, come, converge, gain, impend, loom, near.
cease (verb)
abandon, break, cease, culminate, desist, discontinue, end, halt, interrupt, pause, quit, refrain, remit, stay, stop, suspend, terminate.
ceases (verb)
abandon, break, cease, culminate, desist, discontinue, end, halt, interrupt, pause, quit, refrain, remit, stay, stop, suspend, terminate.
close (verb)
barricade, block, bolt, fasten, jam, join, latch, lock, seal, secure, shut.
complete (verb)
accomplish, achieve, arrive, complete, conclude, consummate, execute, fill, finalize, finish, fulfill, graduate, integrate, unify.
complete, finish, stop (verb)
cap, clear, clinch, conclude, consummate, culminate, discontinue, fold, halt, shut down, terminate, wrap up, wind up.
contact (verb)
end (verb)
cap, checkmate, decease, die, exit, expire, pass away, pass on, wrap up.
join, unite (verb)
agree, bind, chain, coalesce, come together, connect, fuse, meet, put together, tie.
obstruct, seal (verb)
bar, block, bolt, button, clap, clench, clog, cork, dam, fasten, fill, lock, plug, secure, shut, shut off, shutter, slam, stopper, stuff, turn off.
plug (verb)
bung, cork, cover, plug, tap.

Other synonyms:

acquainted, afro, alley, alleyway, alongside, arm's length, automate, backyard, beehive, blind alley, bob, boot, braid, brittle, broken, buffer, bun, campus, chignon, clannish, clench, clinch, connected, corrupt, costive, crescent, decode, deliver, dry up, economical, emulate, expiry, filial, go under, homogeneous, illegitimacy, illegitimate, indistinguishable, level, narrow, passing, reach out, seal off, soon, stifling, sweltering, united, unopposed, withdrawal, Ave, Bobbed, Pinching, nip and tuck, cul de sac, neck and neck, familial, one-to-one, bangs, BLVD, backstreet, uncommunicable, close-fisted, close-mouthed, buzz cut, close-run, hook into, pay in. abort, arcade, avenue, barely, boulevard, brotherly, cloister, compact, competing, cramped, crash, crowded, dense, direct, display, distant, fit out, kinship, oppressive, practically, scarcely, shortly, slam, strict, tightfisted, unfurl, Family, Hard-fisted, Incommunicable, Dr.. attach, connect, debit, legitimate, liquidate, position, run out, turn off, unfold. give out, hardly, just, packed, petty, spread. alarm, exact, repel. cheap, Against. bend, ground, kick, out, stretch. full. bank, credit, draw, fit, cut off. back, meet, wave. drive. double. pass. cease
pass, come to an end.
close down, go out of business.
hand to hand.
lock out.
run out
dry up, give out.
choke off.
stop up
clog, plug.
turn off
shut off.
Other relevant words:
at hand, closely, come together, compact, dense, enclose, exact, faithful, heavy, meet, narrow, niggardly, nigh, oppressive, parsimonious, shut off, snug, solid, sound, stifling, stingy, strict, stuffy, sultry, thick, tight, tightfisted, tightlipped, turn off, ungenerous, unite, Familiar, close-mouthed.

Usage examples for close

  1. They were very close together and hand in hand. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  2. " She's close to it," he called. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  3. Too close in to be much good." – Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield