Meaning of 'closure'

Find the meaning of the word ‘closure’

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Meaning of ‘closure’

8 definitions found.



termination of operations

Example: "they regretted the closure of the day care center"

Synonyms: closedown


approaching a particular destination

Synonyms: closing


the act of blocking

Synonyms: blockage occlusion


an obstruction in a pipe or tube

Synonyms: block stop blockage occlusion stoppage


something settled or resolved

Synonyms: resolution


a Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive incomplete objects as complete and to close or fill gaps and to perceive asymmetric stimuli as symmetric

Synonyms: law of closure


a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body

Synonyms: gag law cloture gag rule


to terminate debate by calling for a vote

Example: "The debate was closured by the opposition."

Synonyms: cloture

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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