Come near, especially so as to engage with (an enemy force): their only hope was to close with the enemy
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of close with in:
- The US English dictionary