Close and Seal


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Close verb – To position (something) so as to prevent passage through an opening.
Usage example: be sure to close the gate when you leave

Seal is a synonym for close in clinch topic. In some cases you can use "Seal" instead the word "Close" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like block, action, secure, block up.
Nearby Words: closed, closeness, closing, closely, closure
Synonyms for Close


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Seal verb – Close with or as if with a seal.
Usage example: She sealed the letter with hot wax

Close is a synonym for seal in action topic. You can use "Close" instead the word "Seal" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as settle, secure, stop up, shut.
Nearby Words: sealed, sealing, sealant, sealer
Synonyms for Seal

How words are described

old old close old seal
good good close good seal
safe safe close safe seal
proper proper close proper seal
Other adjectives: powerful, real, big, blue, little, final, remaining, different, literal, favorite.

Common collocations

life close life seal life
deal close deal seal deal
time close time seal time
way close way seal way
Other nouns: breach, rift, book, program, gate, mouth, door, hole, wound, sword, portal, powers, gates, portals.

Both words in one sentence

  • Creator / David Attenborough For instance, during Life in the Freezer, he gets a little too close to a bull elephant seal, and the seal evidently doesn't like his company.
  • Mile-Long Ship Fasten all seatbelts, seal all entrances and exits, close all shops in the mall, cancel the three-ring circus, secure all animals in the zoo...
  • And Venus Flytraps don't "snap" shut; it usually takes at least second or two for the trap to mostly close, and several minutes to seal up completely.
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