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Definition 1: (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for closer in the sense of this definition

(closer is a kind of ...) a pitcher who does not start the game

(... is a kind of closer ) a person who closes things violently

"she's a dramatic slammer of doors"

(closer belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 2: a person who closes something - [noun denoting person]

Samples where closer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • whoever is the closer has to turn out the lights and lock up

(closer is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

Definition 3: (comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where closer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • come closer, my dear!
  • they drew nearer
  • getting nearer to the true explanation

Synonyms for closer in the sense of this definition

(closer is used in the usage domain ...) the comparative form of an adjective or adverb

"`faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'" "`less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'" "`more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'"

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