Entry Definition
s/he strikes closely overlapping marks on h/ (ash log being pounded for basket splints)
s/he sews with closely spaced or short stitches; s/he weaves closely, does fine weaving
closely; unexpectedly
s/he looks h/ over closely, examines h/ visually in detail
s/he looks at it closely, examines it
s/he heals onto something; (figurative usage) s/he becomes closely attached to someone
s/he is closely related to h/
s/he is closely related (by kinship)
they are closely related to each other (by kinship)
it is looked at closely, is examined carefully, is double-checked