Closing - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkləʊzɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word closing
Brit.  |ˈkləʊzɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word closing
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to close


- the act of closing something
- the last section of a communication (syn: close, conclusion, end, ending)
- approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap (syn: closure)
the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision
- termination of operations (syn: closedown, closure, shutdown)
- a concluding action (syn: completion, culmination, mop up)


- final or ending
the closing stages of the election
the closing weeks of the year
the closing scene of the film
closing remarks

Extra examples

We met with our lawyer before the closing on our new house.

The judge gave his closing speech to the jury.

It's early closing today.

The fog was closing in fast.

The store where we shop is closing.

She was having trouble closing the drawer.

I heard an announcement on the loudspeaker saying that the store was closing in 10 minutes.

...the multimedia spectacles that have become established parts of the opening and closing ceremonies for the Olympic Games...

Everyone came tumbling out of the bar at closing time.

News of the factory closing found workers scrambling to find jobs.

Their team played a blinder to beat us in the closing seconds of the match.

The closing of the factory has displaced many workers.

...the play was a fizzle, opening and closing the same night...

...alack, it's true—the only good restaurant in town is closing!...

I'm glad to see that the wound is closing (up) nicely.

Current translation version is made automatically. You can suggest your own version. Changes will take effect after the administrator approves them.
Original text in English:
Our translation to English:
Community translations to English:
    This feature is allowed to authorized users only.
    Please, register on our website at registration page. After registration you can log in and use that feature.
    Registration   Login   Home