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Closed vs. Minded — What's the Difference?

Closed vs. Minded — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Closed and Minded

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Closed

Not open
Rooms with closed doors lined the hallway
He sat with his eyes closed
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Minded

Inclined to think in a particular way
Liberal-minded scholars
I'm not scientifically minded
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Closed

(of a business) having ceased trading, especially for a short period
He put the ‘Closed’ sign up on the door
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Minded

Disposed; inclined
I am not minded to answer any of your questions.
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Closed

(of a set) having the property that the result of a specified operation on any element of the set is itself a member of the set.
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Minded

Having a specified kind of mind. Often used in combination
Fair-minded.
Evil-minded.
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Closed

Having boundaries; enclosed
A closed corridor between the two buildings.
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Minded

Directed or oriented toward something specified. Often used in combination
Civic-minded.
Career-minded.
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Closed

Blocked or barred to passage or entry
A closed port.
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Minded

(in combination, usually hyphenated) Having or exemplifying a mind of the stated type, nature or inclination.
A fair-minded person
A fair-minded decision
Literary-minded, literature-minded, two-minded
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Closed

Explicitly limited; restricted
Closed membership.
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Minded

Having a preference for doing something; having a likelihood, or disposition to carry out an act.
I am minded to refuse the request.
Order another drink if you are so minded
He seems minded to go ahead with the plan.
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Closed

Self-contained or self-sufficient
A closed relationship.
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Minded

Simple past tense and past participle of mind
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Closed

Barred to the public; conducted in secrecy
A closed session of the judiciary committee.
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Minded

Disposed; inclined; having a mind.
Joseph . . . was minded to put her away privily.
If men were minded to live virtuously.
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Closed

Of or relating to a curve, such as a circle, having no endpoints.
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Minded

(used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified;
Civic-minded
Career-minded
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Closed

Of or relating to a surface having no boundary curves.
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Minded

(used in combination) being of a specified kind of inclination or disposition;
Serious-minded
Fair-minded
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Closed

Of or relating to an interval containing both its endpoints.
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Minded

(usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward;
He is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant
I am not minded to answer any questions
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Closed

Characterized by or possessing the property by which an operation acting on an element in a set produces an element within the set.
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Closed

(Computers) Of or relating to a file that cannot be accessed.
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Closed

(Electricity) Allowing electricity to flow or pass
A closed switch.
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Closed

(Linguistics) Ending in a consonant
A closed syllable.
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Closed

Having the forward foot closer to the intended point of impact with the ball than the rear foot
A closed batting stance.
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Closed

Held or swung with the top or outer edge of the striking face pointing slightly closer to the objective than the lower or inner edge
The club face was closed when it hit the ball, causing a hook.
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Closed

Of or relating to a closed system.
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Closed

Of or relating to a closed universe.
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Closed

Sealed, made inaccessible or impassable; not open.
A closed and locked door prevented my escape.
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Closed

To be in a position preventing fluid from flowing.
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Closed

To be in a position allowing electricity to flow.
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Closed

(of a store or business) Not operating or conducting trade.
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Closed

Not public.
Closed source
A closed committee
The bill is being considered by the committee in closed session.
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Closed

Having an open complement.
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Closed

Such that its image under the specified operation is contained in it.
The set of integers is closed under addition: \forall x,y\in\mathbb{Z}\,x+y\in\mathbb{Z}.
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Closed

Lacking a free variable.
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Closed

Whose first and last vertices are the same, forming a closed loop.
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Closed

(phonology) Formed by closing the mouth and nose passages completely, like the consonants /t/, /d/, and /p/.
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Closed

(phonology) Having the sound cut off sharply by a following consonant, like the /ɪ/ in pin.
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Closed

(of a multi-word compound) Having component words joined together without spaces or hyphens; for example, timeslot as opposed to time slot or time-slot.
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Closed

Simple past tense and past participle of close
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Closed

Having an opening obstructed.
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Closed

Of a curve or surface: having no end points or boundary curves; of a set: having members that can be produced by a specific operation on other members of the same set; of an interval: containing both its endpoints.
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Closed

Being in a position to obstruct an opening; - especially of doors.
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Closed

Having skin drawn so as to obstruct the opening; - used of mouth or eyes. Opposite of open.
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Closed

Requiring union membership; - of a workplace; as, a closed shop.
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Closed

Closed with shutters.
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Closed

Hidden from the public; as, a closed ballot.
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Closed

Not open to the general public; as, a closed meeting.
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Closed

Unsympathetic; - of a person's attitude.
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Closed

Surrounded by walls.
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Closed

Made compact by bending or doubling over; as, a closed map.
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Closed

Closed or fastened with or as if with buttons.
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Closed

Not engaged in activity; - of an organization or business establishment.
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Closed

Not open or affording passage or access;
The many closed streets made travel difficult
Our neighbors peeped from behind closed curtains
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Closed

Of a curve or surface; having no end points or boundary curves; of a set; having members that can be produced by a specific operation on other members of the same set; of an interval; containing both its endpoints
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Closed

Not open;
The door slammed shut
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Closed

Used especially of mouth or eyes;
He sat quietly with closed eyes
His eyes were shut against the sunlight
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Closed

Requiring union membership;
A closed shop
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Closed

With shutters closed
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Closed

Not open to the general public;
A closed meeting
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Closed

Not having an open mind;
A closed mind unreceptive to new ideas
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Closed

Blocked against entry;
A closed porch
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Closed

(of the wings of birds and insects) closed together
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Closed

Shut down;
The airport is closed because of the weather
The many closed shops and factories made the town look deserted
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