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Close out   /kloʊs aʊt/   Listen
Close out

Make impossible, especially beforehand.  Synonyms: preclude, rule out.
Terminate by selling off or disposing of.

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"Close out" Quotes from Famous Books

... individuals sought for a special privilege to sell securities they were anxious to market while trading in general was forbidden. In this case the applicants were referred to that section of the Constitution of the Exchange in which it is provided that members having contracts with insolvents shall close out these contracts in the Exchange when the securities involved are listed. The Exchange being closed, this provision answered the question without necessitating any independent action on the part of ...
— The New York Stock Exchange in the Crisis of 1914 • Henry George Stebbins Noble

... this young man in his long morning's drive he will never forget. 'Twas fifty years ago; but they are green in memory yet, and will be until the grave yonder at the hill's foot, now opening to view, shall close over—close out this mortality, and all the memories which ...
— The Memories of Fifty Years • William H. Sparks

... pressed," he said. Then, looking up quickly: "You could name your price if you wanted to close out the stock of ...
— The Grafters • Francis Lynde

... thousand ribs short last week, and that he had just bought them in on a wire from you at a profit of four hundred and sixty-odd dollars. I was mighty hot, you bet, to know that you had been speculating, but I had to swallow and allow that you were a pretty sharp boy. I told Horshey to close out the account and send me a check for your profits and I would forward it, as I wanted to give you a tip on the market before you did any ...
— Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son • George Horace Lorimer

... enjoyed planning for the day. She liked New York best of the American cities. Brown stone and marble fronts, fine equipage and dress, had charms for her, that almost made her forget a pleasant home and duties at Harrisville. She was heart and soul in her husband's newest scheme to close out business, and devote the balance of life to politics and society. Naturally therefore the table-talk drifted to a discussion of the possible causes of ...
— The Harris-Ingram Experiment • Charles E. Bolton

Words linked to "Close out" :   throw away, cast away, discard, dispose, toss, eliminate, chuck out, rid of, cast aside, end, toss out, cast out, toss away, obviate, fling, throw out, terminate, put away, closeout

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