Close down and End

Close down

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Close down verb – Cease to operate or cause to cease operating.
End and close down are semantically related. in finish topic. In some cases you can use "End" instead a verb "Close down", when it comes to topics like stop, lose money.
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End verb – To bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end.
Usage example: unfortunately, an argument ended their date, and they're still not speaking to each other

Close down and end are semantically related. You can use "Close down" instead a verb "End".
Nearby Words: ending, ended, endless
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Both terms in one sentence

  • Police Brutality By the end the easiest way to cut crime in Sun Hill would have been to close down the station and ask the local drug gangs to keep order instead.
  • Discworld / Hogfather The incident which prompted Ridcully to close down the forbidden bathroom at the end of the book.
  • Dark and Troubled Past This, combined with the "Bite of '87" where a kid lost his frontal lobe, has caused the establishment to fall on hard times financially, forcing it to close down at year's end.
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