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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nearest, nighest, closestadverb

    (superlative of `near' or `close') within the shortest distance

    "that was the time he came nearest to death"

Wiktionary

  1. closestadjective

    superlative form of close : most close.

    The closest affinities of the Jubulaceae are with the Lejeuneaceae. The two families share in common: elaters usually 1-spiral, trumpet-shaped and fixed to the capsule valves, distally

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of closest in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of closest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of closest in a Sentence

  1. Ivor Prickett:

    Their sense of uncertainty was really palpable, (They) were lucky in the sense that they managed to reach that side of country and were allowed to enter northern Iraq, which the Kurds regard as their closest thing to a homeland. That said, they were incredibly tense and uncertain, having never been to Iraq before.

  2. Radek Stepanek:

    I think Novak Djokovic's going to go back to Novak Djokovic family and the closest ones to feel in the safe environment, be with Novak Djokovic loved ones. I think that one of his biggest strengths is Novak Djokovic mental power.

  3. Med Jones:

    From a psychological point of view, when people go under pressure in life, be it economically or otherwise, they seek support from the people closest to them, usually religious or ethnic groups. They also start blaming other groups who have more control over the national resources. If the gap of power is wide, this will eventually create deep divisions in the nation. The divisions can take on new forms of conflict such as class warfare, ethnic, religious, political unrest and sometime civil war. The only effective protection against national divisions is an open socioeconomic system with a large and growing middle class

  4. Brian Murphy:

    My radio goes off and I realize I am the closest one to the scene, i got there in about 2 minutes.

  5. Torrei Hart:

    And in doing that I know that I’m going to hurt the people closest to me, who I've talked to and apologized to, that would be my wife and my kids.

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