- only a short distance away or apart in space or time；with very little or no space in between; dense
- very near to someone or something; with very little space between
- a residential street without through access；the precinct surrounding a cathedral.
- 1. only a short distance away or apart in space or time the hotel is close to the sea her birthday and mine were close together 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ with very little or no space in between; dense cloth with a close weave this work occupies over 1,300 pages of close print 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ narrowly enclosed animals in close confinement
- ▪ very near to (being or doing something) on a good day the climate in LA is close to perfection she was close to tears 同義詞
- ▪ (with reference to a competitive situation) involving only a small margin between winner and loser the race will be a close contest she finished a close second 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. denoting a family member who is part of a person's immediate family, typically a parent or sibling the family history of cancer in close relatives 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ on very affectionate or intimate terms they had always been very close, with no secrets at all 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of a connection or resemblance) strong the college has close links with many other institutions 同義詞 反義詞
- 3. (of observation, examination, etc.) done in a careful and thorough way pay close attention to what your body is telling you about yourself 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ carefully guarded his whereabouts are a close secret 同義詞
- ▪ not willing to give away money or information; secretive you're very close about your work, aren't you? 同義詞
- 4. uncomfortably humid or airless a close, hazy day it was very close in the dressing room 同義詞 反義詞
- 5. another term for high
- 1. very near to someone or something; with very little space between they stood close to the door he was holding her close
- 1. British a residential street without through access she lives at 12 Goodwood Close
- ▪ British the precinct surrounding a cathedral.
- ▪ British a playing field at certain traditional English public schools.
- ▪ British an entry from the street to a common stairway or to a court at the back of a building.