Closer vs. Closure

Closer vs. Closure — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Closer and Closure

Closernoun

One that closes

The closer of the shop has to lock up.

Closurenoun

The act of closing or the state of being closed

closure of an incision.

Closernoun

(Baseball) A relief pitcher called upon to protect a lead late in a game.

Closurenoun

Something that closes or shuts.

Closernoun

Someone or something that closes.

In our organization, the VP of Sales usually acts as the closer.

Closurenoun

A bringing to an end; a conclusion

finally brought the project to closure.

Closernoun

Someone or something that concludes.

The DJ chose a fantastic track as his closer at the end of the night.

Closurenoun

A feeling of finality or resolution, especially after a traumatic experience

sought closure in returning to the scene of the accident.

Closernoun

The last stone in a horizontal course, if smaller than the others; a piece of brick finishing a course.

Closurenoun

See cloture.

Closernoun

(baseball) A relief pitcher who specializes in getting the last three outs of the game. See Wikipedia:closer (baseball)

They brought their closer in for the ninth.

Closurenoun

The property of being mathematically closed.

Closernoun

a person who closes something;

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

Closureverb

To cloture (a debate).

Closernoun

(baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game

Closurenoun

An event or occurrence that signifies an ending.

Closeradverb

(comparative of `near' or `close') within a shorter distance;

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

Closurenoun

A feeling of completeness; the experience of an emotional conclusion, usually to a difficult period.

Closurenoun

A device to facilitate temporary and repeatable opening and closing.

Closurenoun

(programming) An abstraction that represents a function within an environment, a context consisting of the variables that are both bound at a particular time during the execution of the program and that are within the function's scope.

Closurenoun

(mathematics) The smallest set that both includes a given subset and possesses some given property.

Closurenoun

The smallest closed set which contains the given set.

Closurenoun

The act of shutting; a closing.

the closure of a door, or of a chink

Closurenoun

That which closes or shuts; that by which separate parts are fastened or closed.

Closurenoun

(obsolete) That which encloses or confines; an enclosure.

Closurenoun

A method of ending a parliamentary debate and securing an immediate vote upon a measure before a legislative body.

Closurenoun

approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap;

the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision

Closurenoun

a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body

Closurenoun

a Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive incomplete objects as complete and to close or fill gaps and to perceive asymmetric stimuli as symmetric

Closurenoun

something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making;

the finally reached a settlement with the unionthey never did achieve a final resolution of their differenceshe needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure

Closurenoun

an obstruction in a pipe or tube;

we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe

Closurenoun

the act of blocking

Closurenoun

termination of operations;

they regretted the closure of the day care center

Closureverb

terminate debate by calling for a vote;

debate was closuredcloture the discussion