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abschließen

Meanings

1.
to lock
(doors and locks with a key)
2.
to unlock
(For bikes. There's a bit of confusion actually, because some people also use "abschließen" in the sense of locking it.)
Opposite (closest): anschließen
3.
to find closure
(In the sense of bringing closure. Usually used for "phases" in the phrasing of "mit X abgeschlossen haben")
4.
to close
(For contracts and deals. Also often just "schließen", "abschließen" sounds a bit "grander". )
Opposite (closest): kündigen

Word Family

Root\: unknown (or not yet entered)

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