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Spell Check of closest

Correct spelling: closest

Definition of closest:

1) ( superlative of ` close') indicating the one of several that is the shortest distance away

2) ( superlative of ` near' or ` close') within the shortest distance; " that was the time he came nearest to death"

Common misspellings for closest:

  • closests (20%)
  • clostest (10%)
  • cloest (10%)
  • closeest (8%)
  • closeset (5%)
  • cloesest (5%)
  • closist (4%)
  • clossest (4%)
  • colsest (4%)
  • closesed (2%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Examples of usage for closest:

1) And she thought of them and looked at the faces passing, and thought how much alike they were, and how distant, nobody feeling anything as she felt nothing, and distance, she thought, lay inevitably between the closest, and their intimacy was the worst presence of all. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.

2) It was while this mechanical fit was upon them, and in the closest connection with it, that the protoplasm boom developed. - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.

3) But such was the countess's fury at his escape that she never paid him his week's salary; nor did she manifest the least gratitude that Tonelli, out of regard for her son, a very honest young man, refused in any way to identify her, but, to all except his closest friends, pretended that he had passed those terrible eight days on a visit to the country village where he was born. - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.

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