Translation of "close" - English-Arabic dictionary

close

verb uk /kləʊz/ us /kloʊz/ present participle closing, past tense and past participle closed

A1 If something closes, it moves so that it is not open. If you close something, you move it so that it is not open.

يُغْلِق
Jane closed the window.
Suddenly the door closed.

A2 If a shop, restaurant, etc. closes, people cannot go in it.

يُغْلِق
The supermarket closes at 8 p.m.

If a business closes, it stops operating.

يُغْلِق

Phrasal verb(s)

close

adjective uk /kləʊs/ us /kloʊs/

A1 near in distance

قَريب مِن / بالقُرْب مِن
His house is close to the sea.

A1 near in time

قَريب (لِلوَقْت)
It was close to lunchtime when we arrived.

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

مُقَرَّب
close friends

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

قَريب مِن الدرجة الأولى
There weren’t many people at the funeral – just close family.

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

مُتَشابِه

looking at or listening to someone or something very carefully

دَقيق
Keep a close watch on the children (= watch them carefully).
adverb uk /kləʊs/ us /kloʊs/

B1 near in distance

قَريبا مِن
They sat close together.

close

noun [ no plural ] /kləʊz/ us /kloʊz/

the end of something

نِهاية
They finally reached an agreement at the close of a week of negotiations.
The year was drawing to a close.

(Translation of “close” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)