from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The end or conclusion: the closing of a debate.
- n. A meeting for completing a transaction, especially one at which contracts are signed transferring ownership of real estate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The end or conclusion of something
- n. The final procedure in a house sale when documents are signed and recorded.
- adj. Coming after all others.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. final or ending; terminal; ; the closing weeks of the year; the closing scene of the film; closing remarks. Opposite of
- n. the act of closing something.
- n. the last section of a communication.
- n. termination of operations.
- n. a concluding action.
- n. the final action in a commercial transaction, especially the meeting between buyer and seller (and in some cases mortgagee), or their representatives, in a transaction for sale of real estate in which all documents are signed and all procedures carried out to complete the sale; -- called also real estate closing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the last section of a communication
- n. a concluding action
- adj. final or ending
- n. the act of closing something
- n. approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap
- n. termination of operations
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