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a person or thing that closes: She was called in to be the closer of the deal.; nearer: She’s closer to understanding the situation.
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1. One that closes: The closer of the shop has to lock up.
2. Baseball A relief pitcher called upon to protect a lead late in a game.
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|Noun||1.||closer - a person who closes something; "whoever is the closer has to turn out the lights and lock up"|
|2.||closer - (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game|
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
slammer - a person who closes things violently; "she's a dramatic slammer of doors"
|Adv.||1.||closer - (comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance; "come closer, my dear!"; "they drew nearer"; "getting nearer to the true explanation"|
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