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Meaning & Definition of Box in English

English

Box

/bɑks/

noun

1. A (usually rectangular) container

  • May have a lid
  • "He rummaged through a box of spare parts"
    synonym:
  • box

2. Private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance

  • "The royal box was empty"
    synonym:
  • box
  • ,
  • loge

3. The quantity contained in a box

  • "He gave her a box of chocolates"
    synonym:
  • box
  • ,
  • boxful

4. A predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible

  • "His lying got him into a tight corner"
    synonym:
  • corner
  • ,
  • box

5. A rectangular drawing

  • "The flowchart contained many boxes"
    synonym:
  • box

6. Evergreen shrubs or small trees

    synonym:
  • box
  • ,
  • boxwood

7. 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"
    synonym:
  • box

8. The driver's seat on a coach

  • "An armed guard sat in the box with the driver"
    synonym:
  • box
  • ,
  • box seat

9. Separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people

  • "The sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold"
    synonym:
  • box

10. A blow with the hand (usually on the ear)

  • "I gave him a good box on the ear"
    synonym:
  • box

verb

1. Put into a box

  • "Box the gift, please"
    synonym:
  • box
  • ,
  • package

2. Hit with the fist

  • "I'll box your ears!"
    synonym:
  • box

3. Engage in a boxing match

    synonym:
  • box

Examples of using

The box just fell to pieces all at once.
This box is green on the outside and red on the inside.
How much is the freight on this box?