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Definition of the verb close off
What does close off mean as a doing phrase?
- stem the flow of
- isolate or separate
- block off the passage through
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonyms of close off: block off / shut off
- more generic terms: bar / barricade / block / block off / block up / blockade / stop = render unsuitable for passage
Alternative definition of the verb close off
- To seal or block the entrance to a road, an area, or a building so that people cannot enter.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Close Off
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by Martin Manser
close off (transitive, adverb) stop or prevent people from ...
by Isaac Livingstone Asamoah
Close off: To separate a road, room etc from the area around it so that people cannot go there or use it: E.g. The roads into the docks were closed off by iron gates.
by Michael Fortescue
C: ejpe- “cover, close off [ ejpecyen cover, stopper', ajpe-jo (S.th.) closed off', ajpete (it is) closed off; and Skor. has ajpe-n 'dam', loc. ajpe-nw-ek] Ke [inuu-ajpat- close window'; Asin. also ...
Nez Perce Dictionary (1994)
by Haruo Aoki
qiPtiwe- qu' VS close friends, cohabitant, mate, si-kstiwa- sikis N close off (e.g., building), wepe-kilksc kiliki VC close to, very, kum stp close to each other, paqqatat peH stp close (near), be, qatati VC closed (of eyes), qepsnin qeps VC closed, ...
by Christine Ammer
Close off, isolate, as in Loners shut themselves off from the community. [First half of 1800s] shut one's eyes to ➧ See close one's eyes to.
A Dictionary of Accounting (2016)
by Jonathan Law
closing entries Final entries made at the end of an * accounting period to close off the income and expense ledgers to the *profit and loss account. closingrate method (netinvestment method) A method of restating the ...
by Robert Kemp Philp
the neck close off to the back, taking care to leave the crop-skin long enough to turn over the back ; remove the crop, and loosen the liver and gut at the throat end with the middle finger. Cut off the vent, remove the gut, pull out the gizzard, ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
near close call: near miss close connection: liaison close friendship: intimacy close meeting or session: adjourn close observer: eyewitness close of play, poem or speech at: epilogue close of speech, formal summary as: peroration close off: ...
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Borthwick's Close off the Royal Mile
in Edinburgh, Scotland
Dates back to 1450 and is known to have housed the residences of Lord Borthwick (Castle near Middleton) and Lord Napier of Merchiston.
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- Close off Meaning
Video shows what close off means. To seal or block the entrance to a road, an area, or a building so that people cannot enter.. Close off Meaning. How to ...
- Close Off - ESL Phrasal Verb
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