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Noun: closeup  'klows,úp
  1. A photograph taken at close range
Adverb: close up
  1. Very close
    "without my reading glasses I can hardly see things close up";
    - at close range
Verb: close up
  1. Cease to operate or cause to cease operating
    "close up the shop";
    - close, fold, shut down, close down
     
  2. Block passage through
    "close up the path";
    - obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block
     
  3. Unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of
    "close up an umbrella";
    - close
     
  4. Refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent
    "The children close up when their father approached";
    - clam up, dummy up [N. Amer], shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mum

Derived forms: closes up, closed up, closing up, closeups

Type of: bring together, exposure, hinder, impede, join, photo, photograph, pic, picture

Antonym: open up

Encyclopedia: Closeup

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