DOOR/WINDOW ETC › If something closes, it moves so that it is not open, and if you close something, you make it move so that it is not open.
kapatmak Jane closed the window. Lie down and close your eyes. Suddenly the door closed.1651
PUBLIC PLACE › If a shop, restaurant, public place, etc closes, people cannot go in it.
kapamak, kapanmak The supermarket closes at 8 p.m.1651
ORGANIZATION ( also close down) › If a business or organization closes, or if someone or something closes it, it stops operating.
faaliyetine son vermek, çalışmamak Many factories have closed in the last ten years.1427
END › to end, or to end something close (sth) down phrasal verb
son vermek, kapatmak She closed the meeting with a short speech.1555
› If a business or organization closes down, or if someone or something closes it down, it stops operating. close in phrasal verb
bir işi, işyerini kapatmak, çalışmaya son vermek1427
› If people close in, they gradually get nearer to someone, usually in order to attack them or stop them escaping. close sth off phrasal verb
çevresini, etrafını sarmak, çevrelemek, kuşatmak Police closed in on the demonstrators.1261
› to put something across the entrance to a place in order to stop people entering it
önünü kapatmak, germek, geçişi engellemek, girişine engel olmak Police quickly closed off the area.1651