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adjective as in shut, out of service

adjective as in finished, terminated

adjective as in exclusive, independent

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Example Sentences

Doing business with so many different people is messy, and can’t always be boxed up neatly into a closed-system, automated process.

That kind of closed-door session, where a head of the Civil Rights Division is secretly speaking about enforcement with partisan state officials, is unprecedented.

Every few hours I found at least 10 traps with closed doors, and what followed was a crash course in mammal diversity.

Two of the country’s biggest markets, New York and Los Angeles, remain closed.

From Fortune

Choose between four different reclines—closed, half-closed, split back, and fully opened—that allow you to easily shift between snoozing and socializing time.

He closed his eyes, imagining the virgins, imagining away the pain in his head and groin.

Closed courthouses, rogue clerks, and misleading statements from the attorney general as Florida welcomes same-sex marriage.

I wish I could be writing to you under better circumstances, but unfortunately those avenues have closed up.

The FCC investigation recently closed its comment period on the Marriott case.

Though the bar closed soon after, a movement had been sparked, and when it reopened in 1990, history was revived.

And now I can recall that his eyes closed, and from his lips I caught a sigh, and then he rolled to the floor.

The next instant the door closed softly behind them, and she went out of his life as a wife forever.

He looked up through half closed eyes to see the Reverend standing over him.

And it might be a good idea for you to give your men a gentle hint to keep their mouths closed about this affair—all of it.

The exchanges had closed in previous years, but never for the reasons which now controlled them.


On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to closed, such as: bankrupt, locked, sealed, fastened, folded, and padlocked.

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