HyperDic: close_out

English > 3 senses of the expression close out:
VERBstativeclose out, preclude, rule outmake impossible, especially beforehand
possessionclose outterminate by selling off or disposing of
changeclose outterminate
English > close out: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningmake impossible, especially beforehand.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymspreclude, rule out
Broaderobviate, rid of, eliminateDo away with
Spanishdescartar, excluir, ignorar, impedir, imposibilitar, prohibir
English > close out: 3 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningterminate by selling off or disposing of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderdiscard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put awaythrow or cast away
Nounscloseouta sale intended to dispose of all remaining stock
English > close out: 3 senses > verb 3, change
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderend, terminateBring to an end or halt

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