Definition of Closure


  • termination of operations
    "they regretted the closure of the day care center"
  • the act of blocking
  • an obstruction in a pipe or tube
    "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
  • something settled or resolved
    the outcome of decision making
    "they finally reached a settlement with the union"
    "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"
    "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure"
  • 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
    - law of closure
  • a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
    - gag rule - gag law
  • approaching a particular destination
    a coming closer
    a narrowing of a gap
    "the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision"


  • terminate debate by calling for a vote
    "debate was closured"
    "cloture the discussion"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble closure

188 unscramble word found using the letters closure.

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