closely[ verb klohz; adjective, adverb klohs or for 51, klohz; noun klohz for 59, 60, 63–65, 67, 68, klohs for 61, 62, 66 ]SEE DEFINITION OF closely
Synonyms for closely
- by the skin of one's teeth
- in conjunction with
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLOSELY
Their skin does not cling so closely as the skin of oranges.
I see how closely she observes him and Lady Susan, poor girl!
He examined it closely, holding it up in front of the window.
He looked at it so closely that he did not miss even the stinger.
She looked at it closely, then she lifted the cover and examined the machine.
Her right arm appeared to be helpless, for she pressed it so closely to her breast.
Kingozi, watching her closely, seemed to see in this only a satisfactory symptom.
Of course, I was closely questioned; and I told the whole truth.
As he drove into the main street, two men observed him closely.
While they are cooking, keep the pan as closely covered as possible.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CLOSELY
- all but
- as good as
- close but no cigar
- give or take a little
- in effect
- in essence
- in substance
- in the ballpark
- in the neighborhood
- just about
- more or less
- not quite
- pretty near
- upwards of
- within a little