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CLOSEST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does closest mean? 

CLOSEST (adverb)
  The adverb CLOSEST has 1 sense:

1. (superlative of 'near' or 'close') within the shortest distance

  Familiarity information: CLOSEST used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CLOSEST (adverb)


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Meaning:

(superlative of 'near' or 'close') within the shortest distance

Synonyms:

closest; nearest; nighest

Context example:

that was the time he came nearest to death

Domain usage:

superlative (an exaggerated expression (usually of praise))


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