HyperDic: closely

English > 3 senses of the word closely:
ADVERBallcloselyin a close relation or position in time or space
allclosely, close, tightin an attentive manner
allclosely, intimately, nearlyin a close manner
closely > pronunciation
Soundsklow'sliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > closely: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a close relation or position in time or space.
Examples
  • "the onsets were closely timed"
  • "houses set closely together"
  • "was closely involved in monitoring daily progress"
Spanishcercanamente
Adjectivescloseat or within a short / short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
English > closely: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn an attentive manner.
Synonymsclose, tight
Adjectivescloserigorously attentive
English > closely: 3 senses > adverb 3
MeaningIn a close manner.
Synonymsintimately, nearly
Spanishcercanamente, íntimamente
Adjectivescloseclose in relevance or relationship

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