Adjective close has 15 senses
  1. close - at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships"
    distant, away, deep, extreme, far-flung, out-of-town, yonder, yon, nonadjacent
  2. close - close in relevance or relationship; "a close family"; "we are close sympathy with..."; "close kin"; "a close resemblance"
    distant, faraway, loosely knit, remote, removed, ulterior
  3. near, close - not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances; "near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near tears"; "she was close to tears"; "had a close call"
  4. close - rigorously attentive; strict and thorough; "close supervision"; "paid close attention"; "a close study"; "kept a close watch on expenditures"
    careless (indirect, via careful)
  5. close, faithful - marked by fidelity to an original; "a close translation"; "a faithful copy of the portrait"; "a faithful rendering of the observed facts"
    Antonym: inaccurate (indirect, via accurate)
  6. close, tight - (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game"
    Antonym: unequal (indirect, via equal)
  7. close, confining - crowded; "close quarters"
    Antonym: unconfined (indirect, via confined)
  8. airless, close, stuffy, unaired - lacking fresh air; "a dusty airless attic"; "the dreadfully close atmosphere"; "hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke"
    Antonym: ventilated (indirect, via unventilated)
  9. close, tight - of textiles; "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave"
    Antonym: coarse (indirect, via fine)
  10. close - strictly confined or guarded; "kept under close custody"
    unrestrained (indirect, via restrained)
  11. close - confined to specific persons; "a close secret"
    public (indirect, via private)
  12. close, snug, close-fitting - fitting closely but comfortably; "a close fit"
    Antonym: loose (indirect, via tight)
  13. close - used of hair or haircuts; "a close military haircut"
    long (indirect, via short)
  14. cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching - giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man"
    Antonym: generous (indirect, via stingy)
  15. close, closelipped, closemouthed, secretive, tightlipped - inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information; "although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"
    Antonyms: communicative, communicatory (indirect, via uncommunicative)
,Adverbial closer has 1 sense
  1. nearer, nigher, closer - (comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance; "come closer, my dear!"; "they drew nearer"; "getting nearer to the true explanation"
,Noun closer has 2 senses
  1. closer - a person who closes something; "whoever is the closer has to turn out the lights and lock up"
    --1 is a kind of
    person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
    Derived form: verb close1
  2. closer, finisher - (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game
    --2 is a kind of reliever, relief pitcher, fireman
    --2 has particulars: slammer