Definition of close with in English:

close with

  • Come near, especially so as to engage with (an enemy force): their only hope was to close with the enemy
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    • Ground forces have the ability to render a decisive outcome by closing with and destroying enemy forces.
    • But they have also been unsuccessful in closing with the enemy.
    • In 1665, as the English fleet closed with the enemy, two of his shipmates had premonitions of death.
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