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|present participle||closing up|
|past tense||closed up|
|past participle||closed up|
As the storm approached, everyone began closing up their businesses.
All the shops had closed up for the night.
The runners had closed up and were moving in a tight little pack.
The cut has closed up without a scar.
Why do you close up every time I mention your father?
This is the British English definition of close up. View American English definition of close up.