Bedeutung von “close” im Essential American English Dictionary


adjective us /kloʊs/

A1 near in distance:

His house is close to the beach.

A1 near in time:

It was close to lunchtime when we arrived.

A2 If people are close, they know each other well and like each other:

close friends

B1 A close relative is someone who is directly related to you, for example your mother, father, or brother:

There weren’t many people at the funeral – just close family.

A close competition is one in which people’s scores are very similar.

looking at or listening to someone or something very carefully:

Keep a close watch on the children (= watch them carefully).
closely adverb

(Definition von “close adjective” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)