- The end or conclusion: the closing of a debate.
- A meeting for completing a transaction, especially one at which contracts are signed transferring ownership of real estate.
- Coming after all others.
closing - Legal Definition
- The final step in the purchase of real property or of an interest in real property when a deed or another instrument of title is conveyed to the buyer, the purchase price or a portion thereof is paid, and collateral matters, such as the exchange or transfer of any assignments, insurance policies, leases, and mortgages, are finalized.
- The termination of the administration of a decedent’s estate after the estate’s assets are distributed, taxes and other liabilities are paid, and all the necessary documents have been filed with the court.