closer

closer
noun
1. a person who closes something
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whoever is the closer has to turn out the lights and lock up

Derivationally related forms: ↑close
Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑somebody, ↑mortal, ↑soul
2. (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
Syn: ↑finisher
Derivationally related forms: ↑finish (for: ↑finisher)
Topics: ↑baseball, ↑baseball game
Hypernyms: ↑reliever, ↑relief pitcher, ↑fireman
Hyponyms: ↑slammer
adverb
(comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance (Freq. 3)
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come closer, my dear!

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they drew nearer

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getting nearer to the true explanation

Syn: ↑nearer, ↑nigher
Usage Domain: ↑comparative, ↑comparative degree

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