Synonyms of close up


1. closeup, photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic

usage: a photograph taken at close range


1. close up, close, fold, shut down, close down

usage: cease to operate or cause to cease operating; "The owners decided to move and to close the factory"; "My business closes every night at 8 P.M."; "close up the shop"

2. obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up, impede, hinder

usage: block passage through; "obstruct the path"

3. close up, close, join, bring together

usage: unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of; "close the circuit"; "close a wound"; "close a book"; "close up an umbrella"

4. close up, clam up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mum

usage: refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent; "The children shut up when their father approached"


1. close up, at close range

usage: very close; "without my reading glasses I can hardly see things close up"; "even firing at close range he missed"

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