A short distance away or apart in space or time. Denoting a family member who is part of a person's immediate family, typically a parent or sibling. (of observation, examination, etc.) done in a careful and thorough way. Uncomfortably humid or airless. In a position so as to be very near to someone or something; with very little space between. The end of an event or of a period of time or activity. The shutting of something, especially a door. Move or cause to move so as to cover an opening. Bring or come to an end.