closed

closed

adj. 1. having an opening obstructed. [Narrower terms: blind] Also See: obstructed, sealed, shut, unopen, closed. Antonym: open.
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2. (Math.) of a curve or surface: having no end points or boundary curves; of a set: having members that can be produced by a specific operation on other members of the same set; of an interval: containing both its endpoints. open
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3. Being in a position to obstruct an opening; -- especially of doors. [Narrower terms: fastened, latched] Also See: closed. Antonym: open.
Syn. -- shut, unopen.
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4. having skin drawn so as to obstruct the opening; -- used of mouth or eyes. Opposite of open. he sat quietly with closed eyes [Narrower terms: blinking, winking; compressed, tight; squinched, squinting]
Syn. -- shut.
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5. requiring union membership; -- of a workplace; as, a closed shop. [prenominal]
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6. closed with shutters.
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7. hidden from the public; as, a closed ballot.
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8. not open to the general public; as, a closed meeting.
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9. unsympathetic; -- of a person's attitude. a closed mind unreceptive to new ideas
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10. surrounded by walls. a closed porch
Syn. -- closed in(predicate).
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11. made compact by bending or doubling over; as, a closed map.
Syn. -- folded.
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12. closed or fastened with or as if with buttons. [Narrower terms: buttoned (vs. unbuttoned)]
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13. not engaged in activity; -- of an organization or business establishment. the airport is closed because of the weather; the many closed shops and factories made the town look deserted
Syn. -- shut down.
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