Antonyms for closing

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : kloh-zing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkloʊ zɪŋ

Definition of closing

Origin :
  • late 14c., "act of closing; that which closes," verbal noun from close (v.).
  • adj last
  • noun end
Example sentences :
  • And while he slept the gates were closing and barring the way.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • Andrew, closing his eyes, felt that the whole thing was dreamlike.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • (b) Describe the filling and closing of jars in this method.
  • Extract from : « Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 » by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • The prime necessity was to save her, Mary, from the toils of the law that were closing around her.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • It is like closing a volume of Ossian and opening the pages of Theocritus.
  • Extract from : « The Roof of France » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • He crossed the room deliberately and went out, closing the door behind him.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • "Thank you," said Linda, closing her fist over it and holding it up for inspection.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Edith shook her head impatiently and went into her room, closing the door.
  • Extract from : « Quaint Courtships » by Various
  • Miss Hernshaw didn't seek to fathom the mystery of his closing words.
  • Extract from : « Questionable Shapes » by William Dean Howells
  • It seemed deserted—he entered boldly and at once, closing the door after him.
  • Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Synonyms for closing

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