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  Definition of box
  1. a blow with the hand (usually on the ear); "I gave him a good box on the ear"
  2. a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
  3. separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people; "the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold"
  4. private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance; "the royal box was empty"
  5. the driver''s seat on a coach; "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"
  6. any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned; "the umpire warned the batter to stay in the batter''s box"
  7. evergreen shrubs or small trees
  8. the quantity contained in a box; "he gave her a box of chocolates"
  9. a rectangular drawing; "the flowchart contained many boxes"
  10. a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner"
  11. engage in a boxing match
  12. hit with the fist; "I''ll box your ears!"
  13. put into a box; "box the gift, please"
Similar Words: loge, box seat, boxwood, boxful, corner, package

 

Hyponyms: ballot box, bandbox, carton, casket, jewel casket, cereal box, chest, cigar box, coffin, crate, flat, hod, mailbox, letter box, matchbox, paintbox, pencil box, pencil case, playbox, play-box, poor box, alms box, mite box, pyxis, shoebox, snuffbox, strongbox, deedbox, tinderbox, tuck box, window box, jury box, press box, witness box, witness stand, skybox, batter's box, common box, European box, Buxus sempervirens, spar, prizefight, shadowbox

 

Part Meronyms: balcony, coach, four-in-hand, coach-and-four, ball field, baseball field, diamond

 

Member Meronyms: Buxus, genus Buxus

 

Derivational Morphology: package, corner, boxer, pugilist, boxing, pugilism, fisticuffs, parcel, bundle, packet, packaging, packer, bagger, packing

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: kuti   Bosnian: kutija  
Breton: boest   Bulgarian: кутия  
Catalan: capsa   Danish: kasse  
Dutch: doos   Esperanto: skatolo  
Finnish: laatikko   French: boîte  
German: Kasten   Greek: κιβώτιο  
Hebrew: קופסה   Hungarian: doboz  
Ido: buxo   Italian: scatola  
Japanese:   Korean: 상자  
Latvian: kaste   Norwegian: kasse  
Polish: pudło   Portuguese: caixa  
Romanian: cutie   Russian: коробка  
Slovene: škatla   Spanish: caja  
Swedish: ask   Telugu: పెట్టె  
Turkish: kutu   Vietnamese: hộp  
 
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