1. Close to means near.
Your house is close to the metro station.
They are sitting close to each other.
2. Close to indicates a very friendly or intimate relationship.
She is very close to her older sister.
3. Close to (adverb) can mean almost.
I wrote close to fifty invitations this morning.
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The word werewolf derives from Old English compound were (meaning man) and wulf (meaning wolf).