Synonyms for (adjective) closed

Synonyms: closed

Definition: not open or affording passage or access

Usage: the many closed streets made travel difficult; our neighbors peeped from behind closed curtains

Similar words: blocked, out of use

Definition: closed to traffic

Usage: the repaving results in many blocked streets


Similar words: drawn

Definition: having the curtains or draperies closed or pulled shut

Usage: the drawn draperies kept direct sunlight from fading the rug


Similar words: stoppered

Definition: (of a container) having a stopper in the opening

Usage: the tightly stoppered bottles


Similar words: nonopening

Definition: not open; not opening


Synonyms: shut, closed

Definition: used especially of mouth or eyes

Usage: he sat quietly with closed eyes; his eyes were shut against the sunlight

Similar words: blinking, winking

Definition: closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly

Usage: he stood blinking in the bright sunlight


Similar words: compressed, tight

Definition: pressed tightly together

Usage: with lips compressed


Similar words: squinched, squinting

Definition: having eyes half closed in order to see better

Usage: squinched eyes


Synonyms: closed, closed in

Definition: blocked against entry

Usage: a closed porch

Similar words: enclosed

Definition: closed in or surrounded or included within

Usage: an enclosed porch; an enclosed yard; the enclosed check is to cover shipping and handling


Synonyms: unsympathetic, closed

Definition: not having an open mind

Usage: a closed mind unreceptive to new ideas

Similar words: unreceptive

Definition: not receptive


Synonyms: closed

Definition: not open to the general public

Usage: a closed meeting

Similar words: restricted

Definition: subject to restriction or subjected to restriction

Usage: of restricted importance


Synonyms: closed

Definition: with shutters closed

Similar words: shuttered

Definition: provided with shutters or shutters as specified; often used in combination

Usage: a church with a shuttered belfry and spire; green-shuttered cottages


Synonyms: closed

Definition: requiring union membership

Usage: a closed shop

Similar words: union

Definition: of trade unions

Usage: the union movement; union negotiations; a union-shop clause in the contract