Closest vs Closer - What's the difference?

closest | closer |


As adjectives the difference between closest and closer

is that closest is ( close) while closer is (close).

As a noun closer is

someone or something that closes.

closest

English

Adjective

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

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    closer

    English

    Etymology 1

    From close (adjective) + -er

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (close)
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    Etymology 2

    From close (verb) + -er

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone or something that closes.
  • In our organization, the VP of Sales usually acts as the closer .
  • Someone or something that concludes.
  • The DJ chose a fantastic track as his closer at the end of the night.
  • The last stone in a horizontal course, if smaller than the others; a piece of brick finishing a course.
  • (Gwilt)
  • (baseball) A relief pitcher that specializes in getting the last three outs of the game. See
  • They brought their closer in for the ninth.

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