English to Swahili Meaning :: close

karibu-funga-a karibu
Close :
karibu
- karibukufungwakaribuukaribuanafunga
 

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Noun(1) the temporal end; the concluding time(2) the last section of a communication(3) the concluding part of any performance
Verb(1) move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut(2) become closed(3) cease to operate or cause to cease operating(4) finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.(5) come to a close(6) complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement(7) be priced or listed when trading stops(8) engage at close quarters(9) cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop(10) change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact(11) come together, as if in an embrace(12) draw near(13) bring together all the elements or parts of(14) bar access to(15) fill or stop up(16) unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of
Adjective(1) at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other(2) close in relevance or relationship(3) not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances(4) rigorously attentive; strict and thorough(5) marked by fidelity to an original(6) (of a contest or contestants(7) crowded(8) lacking fresh air(9) of textiles(10) strictly confined or guarded(11) confined to specific persons(12) fitting closely but comfortably(13) used of hair or haircuts(14) giving or spending with reluctance, or near(15) inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
Adverb(1) near in time or place or relationship(2) in an attentive manner

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(1) I was pretty close , though I still couldn't see the skyline of New York.(2) The summer may be drawing to a close , but York Racecourse has still been pulling the crowds for its September meeting.(3) The sunshade on their terrace retracts, the windows close automatically whenever it starts to rain.(4) If the agreement is in writing it may be in very close print on the back of a delivery docket or ticket.(5) He and his sister were close and her death affected him so strongly that friends initially feared for his own mental health.(6) It can be the year when we draw to a close this sorry chapter in our treatment of those with disabilities.(7) The competition was dreamed up by staff at the Lowry in response to claims by many visitors that dogs in the pictures bear a close resemblance to their own.(8) We're very good friends and very close but he doesn't spare me either.(9) they take place at close intervals(10) But I am conscious of the fact that we lost all three matches by very narrow margins and winning the close matches becomes a habit.(11) Tessa cooks the evening meal, but the nearest town is close if clients wish to eat out occasionally.(12) Shares in the club were 1.5 pence higher at 286.5 pence by the close of trade in London on Thursday.(13) Little by little however, she seemed to get comfortable with the fact that I wanted to be close and intimate with her.(14) close the door, please(15) He extends his hand toward the metal door, bringing it slamming to a close .(16) The only solution is surgery to close the hole and reinforce the spot.
Related Words
(1) close to ::
karibu na
Synonyms
Adjective
1. near ::
karibu
2. dense ::
nzito
3. evenly matched ::
sawasawa kuendana
4. immediate ::
haraka
5. intimate ::
karibu sana
6. strong ::
nguvu
7. careful ::
makini
8. vigilant ::
macho
9. strict ::
kali
10. humid ::
baridi
11. skinny ::
skinny
13. faithful ::
mwaminifu
14. secretive ::
usiri
15. tight ::
tight
17. close-fitting ::
karibu kufaa
Adverb
18. tight ::
tight
19. near ::
karibu
Noun
20. end ::
mwisho
21. ending ::
kuishia
22. finale ::
finale
23. last ::
mwisho
Verb
24. shut ::
kufunga
26. catch up ::
catch up
27. narrow ::
nyembamba
28. meet ::
kukutana
29. end ::
mwisho
31. clinch ::
CLINCH
32. close down ::
funga
33. fill up ::
Jaza
34. conclude ::
kuhitimisha
35. come together ::
kuja pamoja
Antonyms
1. open ::
wazi
Different Forms
close, closed, closely, closeness, closes, closing, closings
Word Example from TV Shows

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HOWARD: That was close. "' alt="HOWARD: That was close. " style="width:100%">

HOWARD: That was CLOSE.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 16


You can close the windows
in the nursery

You can CLOSE the windows in the nursery

Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 12


They say he\'s a known cutthroat
and your close associate.

They say he's a known cutthroat and your CLOSE associate.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 3


You were as close
as I got to...

You were as CLOSE as I got to...

Westworld Season 2, Episode 9


We\'re close!\0

We're CLOSE!

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 6


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