Definition of Close to

1. Adverb. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct. "20 or so people were at the party"




Definition of Close to

1. Adverb. (context: of quantifiers of nouns) Approximately ¹

2. Adverb. (informal) Nearly; almost ¹

3. Preposition. Near. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Close To

close protection
close quarter
close quarters
close ranks
close season
close set(p)
close shave
close shaves
close stool
close stoole
close support
close supporting fire
close the door on
close the face
close the stable door after the horse has bolted
close to (current term)
close to home
close to one's vest
close to the vest
close to the wind
close together(p)
close up
close up shop
closeable
closeby
closed
closed(a)
closed-angle glaucoma
closed-book
closed-captioned

Literary usage of Close to

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1. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, William Morris (1887)
"... WHO GIVETH HIM A FAIR WIND, WHEREBY HE IS BORNE close to ITHACA, BUT BY THE FOLLY OF HIS FOLK IS DRIVEN BACK THENCE TO .SOLUS AGAIN : THENCE HE COMETH ..."

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