What does closing mean?

Definitions for closing
ˈkloʊ zɪŋclos·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shutting, closingnoun

    the act of closing something

  2. conclusion, end, close, closing, endingnoun

    the last section of a communication

    "in conclusion I want to say..."

  3. closing, 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"

  4. closure, closedown, closing, shutdownnoun

    termination of operations

    "they regretted the closure of the day care center"

  5. completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop upadjective

    a concluding action

  6. closingadjective

    final or ending

    "the closing stages of the election"; "the closing weeks of the year"; "the closing scene of the film"; "closing remarks"

GCIDE

  1. closingnoun

    (Commerce) the final action in a commercial transaction, especially the meeting between buyer and seller (and in some cases mortgagee), or their representatives, in a transaction for sale of real estate in which all documents are signed and all procedures carried out to complete the sale; -- called also real estate closing.

Wiktionary

  1. closingnoun

    The end or conclusion of something

    The closing of the curtains.

  2. closingnoun

    The final procedure in a house sale when documents are signed and recorded.

  3. closingadjective

    Coming after all others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Closing

    of Close

Freebase

  1. Closing

    Closing is the final step in executing a real estate transaction. The closing date is set during the negotiation phase, and is usually several weeks after the offer is formally accepted. On the closing date, the parties consummate the purchase contract, and ownership of the property is transferred to the buyer. In most jurisdictions ownership is officially transferred when a deed from the seller is delivered to the buyer. Several things happen during closing: ⁕The buyer delivers a cheque for the balance owed on the purchase price. ⁕The seller signs the deed over to the buyer, and delivers the keys. ⁕A title company, lawyer or civil law notary registers the new deed with the local land registry office. ⁕The seller receives a cheque or bank transfer for the proceeds of the sale, less closing costs and mortgage payouts. Closing in escrow usually occurs in states in the western half of the US. A title company or other trusted party holds the money and the signed deed, and arranges for the transfer. This is primarily so that the seller can give up ownership of the property, and the buyer can hand over the payment, without both parties having to be present at the same time. Escrow ensures an orderly transaction, or if something goes wrong, an orderly termination of the agreement.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'closing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4661

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of closing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of closing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of closing in a Sentence

  1. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    What we are really trying to do here is avoid the massive disruption of closing everything down for two weeks the way China did, the way Italy is doing.

  2. James Hov:

    You can't end Covid. Closing barbershops but having a cluster of people on trains for their daily commute -- it's moronic -- I'm not so sure any logic was behind it.

  3. Derek McCole:

    As these different ways of trading the close appear, that could potentially weaken the existing closing structure if liquidity gravitates away from the primary market onto these other mechanisms.

  4. Jessica Joan:

    You know, it feels like being in limbo, i don’t know one person that thinks being in limbo is fun. That’s the best way to describe it. I’m definitely looking forward to that day happening and having another door of this closing and really being able to put it behind me.

  5. Dimantha Mathew:

    Local participation is very low with the post-budget impact and with the closing in of holiday season. Investors are not in a buying mood ahead of the Fed rate decision.

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Translations for closing

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  • إغلاقArabic
  • затваряне, последен, закриване, заключителенBulgarian
  • cierre, clausuraSpanish
  • lopetus, viimeinen, loppu, lopettaminen, sulkeminen, päättäminenFinnish
  • clôtureFrench
  • finale, chiusura, ultimo, conclusivoItalian
  • последний, заключительный, закрытиеRussian

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