close an account


close an account
shut an account, make an account inactive

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • close — vb 1 Close, shut are very close synonyms in the sense of to stop or fill in an opening by means of a closure (as a door, a gate, a lid, or a cover) and are often used interchangeably. However, they may have distinctive nuances of meaning and… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • close — The close is the period at the end of the trading session. Sometimes used to refer to closing price. Related: opening. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary The period at the end of the trading session officially designated by the exchange during which… …   Financial and business terms

  • close — close1 W1S1 [kləuz US klouz] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(shut)¦ 2¦(move parts together)¦ 3¦(shut for period of time)¦ 4¦(stop operating)¦ 5¦(end)¦ 6 close an account 7¦(in money markets)¦ 8 close a deal/sale/contract etc 9¦(offer finishes)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • close — 1 verb 1 SHUT (I, T) to shut something so that there is no longer a space or hole, or to become shut in this way: Ann closed her book and stood up. | close a door/window/gate: Would you mind if I closed the window? | close the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • account — /ə kaυnt/ noun 1. a record of financial transactions over a period of time, such as money paid, received, borrowed or owed ● Please send me your account or a detailed or an itemized account. 2. (in a shop) an arrangement which a customer has to… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • account — /ə kaυnt/ noun 1. a record of financial transactions over a period of time, such as money paid, received, borrowed or owed ● Please send me your account or a detailed or an itemised account. 2. (in a shop) an arrangement which a customer has to… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • close — I. verb (closed; closing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French clos , stem of clore, from Latin claudere to shut, close; perhaps akin to Greek kleiein to close more at clavicle Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to move so as to bar …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • close — verb To finish, bring to an end, conclude, terminate, complete, wind up; as, to close an account, a bargain, a trial, an estate, or public books, such as tax books. In accounting, to transfer the balance of a temporary or contra or adjunct… …   Black's law dictionary


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