Is close a Scrabble word?

Yes, close is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 7 points in Scrabble, and 9 points in Words with Friends

Close is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word close

The meaning of close


37 definitions of the word close.


  1. Near in time or place or relationship
  2. In an attentive manner


  1. Move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
  2. Become closed
  3. Cease to operate or cause to cease operating
  4. Finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)
  5. Come to a close
  6. Complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement
  7. Be priced or listed when trading stops
  8. Engage at close quarters
  9. Cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop
  10. Change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact
  11. Come together, as if in an embrace
  12. Draw near
  13. Bring together all the elements or parts of
  14. Bar access to
  15. Fill or stop up
  16. Unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of
  17. Finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead


  1. At or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
  2. Close in relevance or relationship
  3. Not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
  4. Rigorously attentive; strict and thorough
  5. Marked by fidelity to an original
  6. (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched
  7. Crowded
  8. Lacking fresh air
  9. Of textiles
  10. Strictly confined or guarded
  11. Confined to specific persons
  12. Fitting closely but comfortably
  13. Used of hair or haircuts
  14. Giving or spending with reluctance
  15. Inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information


  1. The temporal end; the concluding time
  2. The last section of a communication
  3. The concluding part of any performance

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2 Anagrams of Close

Anagrams are words that use the same letters as other words, but in a different order.

Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to close:

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There are 15 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'close'.

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