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closest meaning

EN[ˈkləʊsɪst]

    Definition of closest in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveBFcloseCOMcloserSUF-est
    1. superlative form of close: most close.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • I went back to pass, tried to look off the safety, turned and fired it out to Jack. It didn't work. The safety closed on the ball and knocked it down.
        • These medial neurites likely condense to form the ventromedian connective by the end of stage 5 (Additional file 2 c – c” closed arrowhead).
        • The vowel is consonantized, that is, made closer in position. — Peile.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Close the trap, would you, before someone falls and breaks their neck.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Big hair went out of style as the 1980s came to a close.
        • Don't turn the dog loose in the yard before you check whether the gate is closed.
        • It's impossible to get across with all checkpoints closed.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Adjective forms
          • Adjective superlative forms
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      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of closest for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "closest" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form.
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