Closer vs. Closure



  angbeenc  —  Grammar Tips

Homophones are words in English language that are pronounced the same way but have different spellings and meanings. One such pair of words is closer and closure.

I will discuss their meaning and usage in English language in detail today.

Closer as noun:

In English, closer is used as a noun to represent the last act of a performance.

Example:

The play’s closer was perfect.

Closer as adjective:

Closer is the second degree of the adjective close which represents something that is near to something or not far apart.

Example:

The lion got closer to the dear slowly.

Closure as noun:

As a noun, closure means the action of closing something.

Example:

His school faced closure due to government issues.

Closure as verb:

Closure is also used as a verb where it means to close a speech in an assembly.

Example:

The closure brought tears to everyone’s eyes.

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