Translation of "close" - English-Polish dictionary

close

adjective uk /kləʊs/ us
DISTANCE

A1 near in distance

bliski
His house is close to the airport.
TIME

A1 near in time

bliski
It was close to lunchtime when we arrived.
FRIENDLY

A2 If people are close, they know each other very well and like each other a lot.

bliski
close friends
I'm very close to my brother.
RELATIVE [ always before noun ]

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

bliski
RELATIONSHIP

seeing or talking with someone a lot

ścisły, bliski
Our school has close links with a school in China.
I'm still in close contact with my school friends.
be/come close to doing sth

to almost achieve or do something

być bliskim czegoś , prawie coś zrobić
We are close to reaching an agreement.
be close to sth

If someone or something is close to a particular state, they are almost in that state.

być bliskim czegoś
She was close to tears.
COMPETITION

B2 A close game, competition, etc is one in which people's scores are nearly the same.

wyrównany
CAREFUL [ always before noun ]

looking at or listening to someone or something very carefully

uważny
On close inspection, you could see that the painting was a fake.
Keep a close watch on the children (= watch them carefully).
WEATHER

Close weather is too warm and there is not enough fresh air.

duszny
closeness noun [ U ]

bliskość

See also

(Translation of “close adjective” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)