begin vs close: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: begin or close

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beginverb

have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense

beginverb

set in motion, cause to start

beginverb

take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

beginverb

begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object

beginverb

have a beginning characterized in some specified way

beginnoun

Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)

beginverb

achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative

beginverb

begin to speak or say

beginverb

begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language

beginverb

be the first item or point, constitute the beginning or start, come first in a series

beginverb

have a beginning, of a temporal event

closeverb

cease to operate or cause to cease operating

closeverb

come to a close

closeadjective

not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances

closeadjective

of textiles

closeadjective

marked by fidelity to an original

closeverb

fill or stop up

closeadjective

inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information

closeverb

near in time or place or relationship

closeverb

move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut

closeverb

in an attentive manner

closeadjective

lacking fresh air

closenoun

the last section of a communication

closenoun

the temporal end; the concluding time

closeverb

come together, as if in an embrace

closenoun

the concluding part of any performance

closeverb

become closed

closeadjective

crowded

closeverb

unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of

closeadjective

giving or spending with reluctance

closeadjective

(of a contest or contestants) evenly matched

closeadjective

fitting closely but comfortably

closeadjective

at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other

closeverb

bar access to

closeverb

be priced or listed when trading stops

closeverb

bring together all the elements or parts of

closeverb

cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop

closeverb

change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact

closeadjective

close in relevance or relationship

closeverb

complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement

closeadjective

confined to specific persons

closeverb

draw near

closeverb

engage at close quarters

closeverb

finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead

closeverb

finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)

closeadjective

rigorously attentive; strict and thorough

closeadjective

strictly confined or guarded

closeadjective

used of hair or haircuts

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