Definition of Close Up in English :

Define Close Up in English

Close Up meaning in English

Meaning of Close Up in English

Pronunciation of Close Up in English

Close Up pronunciation in English

Pronounce Close Up in English

Close Up

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1. close, close down, close up, fold, shut down

cease to operate or cause to cease operating

Example Sentences:
'The owners decided to move and to close the factory'
'My business closes every night at 8 P.M.'
'close up the shop'

2. block, close up, impede, jam, obstruct, obturate, occlude

block passage through

Example Sentences:
'obstruct the path'

3. close, close up

unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of

Example Sentences:
'close the circuit'
'close a wound'
'close a book'
'close up an umbrella'

4. be quiet, belt up, button up, clam up, close up, dummy up, keep mum, shut up

refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent

Example Sentences:
'The children shut up when their father approached'


5. at close range, close up

very close

Example Sentences:
'without my reading glasses I can hardly see things close up'
'even firing at close range he missed'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.

Close Up

see synonyms of close up
verb (adverb)
to shut entirely
2. (intransitive)
to draw together
the ranks closed up
3. (intransitive)
(of wounds) to heal completely
a photograph or film or television shot taken at close range
a detailed or intimate view or examination
a close-up of modern society

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers

Close Up

see synonyms of close up
to draw nearer together
to shut or stop up entirely
to heal, as a wound does
a photograph or a film or TV shot taken at very close range or with a telephoto lens
a close or personal view or interpretation

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

Close Up

see synonyms of close up
1. A photograph or a movie shot in which the subject is tightly framed and shown at a relatively large scale.
2. An intimate view or description.

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