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clos·ing

 (klō′zĭng)
n.
1. The end or conclusion: the closing of a debate.
2. A meeting for completing a transaction, especially one at which contracts are signed transferring ownership of real estate.

closing

(ˈkləʊzɪŋ)
adj
comprising the final part of an activity or period of time

clos•ing

(ˈkloʊ zɪŋ)

n.
1. the end or conclusion, as of a speech.
2. something that closes; a fastening, as of a purse.
3. the final phase of a transaction, esp. the sale of real estate.
[1350–1400]

Closing

 of taverners; a group of innkeepers, 1486.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.closing - the act of closing somethingclosing - the act of closing something  
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
opening - the act of opening something; "the ray of light revealed his cautious opening of the door"
2.closing - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
anticlimax, bathos - a change from a serious subject to a disappointing one
section, subdivision - a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"
epilog, epilogue - a short passage added at the end of a literary work; "the epilogue told what eventually happened to the main characters"
epilog, epilogue - a short speech (often in verse) addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play
peroration - (rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration; "he summarized his main points in his peroration"
coda, finale - the closing section of a musical composition
recital, yarn, narration - the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
speech, address - the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"
3.closing - approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap; "the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision"
coming, approach, approaching - the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"
4.closing - termination of operations; "they regretted the closure of the day care center"
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
plant closing - act of shutting down operation of a plant
bank closing - act of closing down a bank because of a fiscal emergency or failure
layoff - the act of laying off an employee or a work force
5.closing - a concluding actionclosing - a concluding action      
consummation - the act of bringing to completion or fruition
consummation - the completion of marriage by sexual intercourse
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
finishing, finish - the act of finishing; "his best finish in a major tournament was third"; "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"
finalisation, finalization - the act of finalizing
follow-through - carrying some project or intention to full completion; "I appreciated his follow-through on his promise"
follow-through - the act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion; "his follow-through was straight down the line toward the target"; "squash can be dangerous if your opponent has a long follow-through"
graduation - the successful completion of a program of study
Adj.1.closing - final or ending; "the closing stages of the election"; "the closing weeks of the year"; "the closing scene of the film"; "closing remarks"
opening - first or beginning; "the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth"; "the play's opening scene"

closing

adjective
Coming after all others:
noun
Translations

closing

[ˈkləʊzɪŋ]
A. ADJúltimo, final
closing speechdiscurso m de clausura
in the closing stagesen las últimas etapas
when is closing time?¿a qué hora cierran?
his closing words weresus palabras finales fueron ...
B. CPD closing date Nfecha f tope, fecha f límite
closing down Ncierre m
closing down sale Nliquidación f por cierre
closing entry N (in account) → asiento m de cierre
closing price N (St Ex) → cotización f de cierre
closing time N (Brit) → hora f de cerrar

closing

[ˈkləʊzɪŋ] adj [stages, remarks] → final(e)closing date ndate f de clôtureclosing-down sale [ˌkləʊzɪŋˈdaʊn] n (British)liquidation f (totale) (avant fermeture définitive)closing price n (STOCK EXCHANGE)cours m de clôtureclosing time n [shop, library, pub] → heure f de fermeture

closing

n
(= shutting)Schließung f; (of factory: permanently) → Stilllegung f
(St Ex) → Börsenschluss m
adj
remarks, words etcabschließend, Schluss-; closing arguments (Jur) → Schlussplädoyers pl
(St Ex) closing pricesSchlusskurse pl, → Schlussnotierungen pl

closing

:
closing balance sheet
n (Fin) → Schlussbilanz f
closing date
n (for competition etc) → Einsendeschluss m
closing-down sale
n (Comm) → Räumungsverkauf m
closing scene
n (Theat, TV) → Schlussszene f
closing time
nGeschäfts- or Ladenschluss m; (Brit, in pub) → Polizei- or Sperrstunde f; when is closing?wann schließt die Bank/das Geschäft/der Laden/das Lokal etc?

closing

[ˈkləʊzɪŋ] adj (stages, remarks) → conclusivo/a, finale
closing speech → discorso di chiusura
closing price (Stock Exchange) → prezzo di chiusura
References in classic literature ?
As the devoted wife of a man who worshiped her, she felt she would take her place with a certain dignity in the world of reality, closing the portals forever behind her upon the realm of romance and dreams.
There is one point on which we would wish to say a word before closing this preface.
As he had not been careful to shut the door, Hepzibah was at the pains of closing it after him, with a pettish ejaculation or two about the troublesomeness of young people, and particularly of small boys.
Old Roger Chillingworth followed, as one intimately connected with the drama of guilt and sorrow in which they had all been actors, and well entitled, therefore to be present at its closing scene.
I remember closing my eyes an instant, yieldingly, consciously, as before the excess of something beautiful that shone out of the blue of her own.
All that day he stood at his lard machine, rocking unsteadily, his eyes closing in spite of him; and he all but lost his place even so, for the foreman booted him twice to waken him.
said Sam, rising, full of supper and glory, for a closing effort.
Just as I was moaning out the closing hunks of that word, I touched off one of my electric connections and all that murky world of people stood revealed in a hideous blue glare
Finally the doctor finished, and the men who were to fight the closing battle of the day came forth.
I see the fog closing down, and it made me so sick and scared I couldn't budge for most a half a minute it seemed to me -- and then there warn't no raft in sight; you couldn't see twenty yards.
Tom's mother entered now, closing the door behind her, and approached her son with all the wheedling and supplication servilities that fear and interest can impart to the words and attitudes of the born slave.
But with the closing sentence his hand began to curve and steal forward; and the instant the "Amen" was out the fly was a prisoner of war.