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Synonyms for box
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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. box

    A blow is a sudden impact, as of a fist or a club; a stroke is a sweeping movement; as, the stroke of a sword, of an oar, of the arm in swimming. A shock is the sudden encounter with some heavy body; as, colliding railway-trains meet with a shock; the shock of battle. A slap is given with the open hand, a lash with a whip, thong, or the like; we speak also of the cut of a whip. A buffet or cuff is given only with the hand; a blow either with hand or weapon. A cuff is a somewhat sidelong blow, generally with the open hand; as, a cuff or box on the ear. A stripe is the effect or mark of a stroke. In the metaphorical sense, blow is used for sudden, stunning, staggering calamity or sorrow; stroke for sweeping disaster, and also for sweeping achievement and success. We say a stroke of paralysis, or a stroke of genius. We speak of the buffets of adverse fortune. Shock is used of that which is at once sudden, violent, and prostrating; we speak of a shock of electricity, the shock of an amputation, a shock of surprise. Compare BEAT.

    Synonyms:
    blow, buffet, calamity, concussion, cuff, cut, disaster, knock, lash, misfortune, rap, shock, stripe, stroke, thump

Princeton's WordNet

  1. boxnoun

    a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid

    "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"

    Synonyms:
    boxwood, box seat, loge, corner, boxful

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  2. box, logenoun

    private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance

    "the royal box was empty"

    Synonyms:
    boxwood, box seat, loge, corner, boxful

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  3. box, boxfulnoun

    the quantity contained in a box

    "he gave her a box of chocolates"

    Synonyms:
    boxwood, box seat, loge, corner, boxful

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  4. corner, boxnoun

    a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible

    "his lying got him into a tight corner"

    Synonyms:
    recess, corner, box seat, street corner, nook, loge, recession, niche, quoin, boxful, turning point, boxwood

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  5. boxnoun

    a rectangular drawing

    "the flowchart contained many boxes"

    Synonyms:
    boxwood, box seat, loge, corner, boxful

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  6. box, boxwoodnoun

    evergreen shrubs or small trees

    Synonyms:
    boxwood, box seat, loge, corner, boxful

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  7. boxnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    boxwood, box seat, loge, corner, boxful

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  8. box, box seatnoun

    the driver's seat on a coach

    "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"

    Synonyms:
    boxwood, box seat, loge, corner, boxful

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  9. boxnoun

    separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people

    "the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold"

    Synonyms:
    boxwood, box seat, loge, corner, boxful

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  10. boxverb

    a blow with the hand (usually on the ear)

    "I gave him a good box on the ear"

    Synonyms:
    boxwood, box seat, loge, corner, boxful

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  11. box, packageverb

    put into a box

    "box the gift, please"

    Synonyms:
    package

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  12. boxverb

    hit with the fist

    "I'll box your ears!"

    Synonyms:
    package

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  13. boxverb

    engage in a boxing match

    Synonyms:
    package

    Antonyms:
    unbox

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. boxnoun

    Synonyms:
    case

  2. boxnoun

    Synonyms:
    blow, stroke, cuff

  3. boxverb

    Synonyms:
    enclose in a box

  4. boxverb

    Synonyms:
    strike (with the hand or fist, as the ears), buffet, cuff

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. boxnoun

    Synonyms:
    receptacle, chest, case, coffer, carton, caddy, bandbox, casket, caisson, ciborium, pyx, binnacle, slap, cuff, buffet, stroke

  2. boxverb

    Synonyms:
    slap, cuff, spar

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How to use box in a sentence?

  1. Collector Randy Guijarro:

    I had just a couple of bucks left, and I found three photographs I liked, and of the three, the oldest tintype, I actually kind of chucked it back in the box.

  2. Italian Proverb:

    After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box.

  3. The France captain:

    It's a game that is going to be settled on the small details, we can not afford to give away cheap corners or free kicks or anything that close to our penalty box because they are so dangerous there.

  4. Calim Ali:

    I brought empty sacks. I thought we would still find something, like pots, and our money box.

  5. Jessica Lahey:

    We want to feel needed and so when we take that homework assignment to school for them and rescue them, we feel we get to check that box off today. 'I was a good parent,'.

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Translations for box

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • boksAfrikaans
  • علبة, صندوقArabic
  • скры́нка, каро́бкаBelarusian
  • кути́я, сандъ̀кBulgarian
  • boestad, -où, boestoù, boest, logell, boestadoù, skouarnadoù, skouarnadBreton
  • capsa, llotja, caixa, garita, boxar, boxejar, boix, cop de puny, encapsar, empaquetarCatalan, Valencian
  • boxovat, krabice, pouzdro, kozlík, box, bedna, lóže, schránka, uhodit, zimostráz, úderCzech
  • bocsWelsh
  • skrin, dåse, kasse, bokse, buk, loge, kassen, kuskesæde, jagthytte, boks, bøsning, æske, skilderhus, skridtbeskytter, slå, pakke, buksbom, slag, læggeDanish
  • Loge, Box, Dose, boxen, Kiste, Kasten, einpacken, Boxhieb, verpacken, BoxschlagGerman
  • θάλαμος, κουτί, τετραγωνίδιο, κουτάκι, φυλάκιο, κασόνι, χαζοκούτι, εδώλιο, πλαίσιο, κιβώτιο, σκοπιά, θεωρείο, πυξάριGreek
  • skatoloEsperanto
  • caja, garita, palco, cajón, tele, marco, boxear, boj, puñetazo, encajonarSpanish
  • kabiin, karp, karbitäis, telekas, putka, loož, arvuti, pakkimaEstonian
  • کادر, لژ, جعبهPersian
  • koju, pesä, tussu, laatikko, loosi, telkkari, laatikollinen, alasuoja, kuskinpukki, toosa, ruutu, aitio, koppi, koteloida, koiranpensas, puksipuu, [[pakata]] ([[laatikkoon]] ''sg'', [[laatikoihin]] ''pl'')Finnish
  • encadré, boîte, protège-sexe, coquille, guérite, boxer, loge, case, téloche, buis, coup de poing, emboîter, [[mettre]] [[en]] [[boîte]]French
  • kiste, bokse, doazeWestern Frisian
  • dornáil, bosca, pacáilIrish
  • bocsa, bocsaig, buail, builleScottish Gaelic
  • cur ayns kishteyManx
  • קופסה, התאגרףHebrew
  • बकस, संदूक़, डिब्बाHindi
  • bwatHaitian Creole
  • doboz, négyzet, kocka, páholy, ház, dobozol, csomagolHungarian
  • տուփ, արկղArmenian
  • etuyo, ordinatro, buxo, boxarIdo
  • box, kassiIcelandic
  • boxare, palchetto, palco, scatola, loggia, tele, bosso, pugno, inscatolareItalian
  • ボックス, 箱Japanese
  • ყუთი, კოლოფიGeorgian
  • 상자, 박스Korean
  • capsulaLatin
  • Bock, BéchsLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • dėžėLithuanian
  • kasteLatvian
  • motomoto, pākaMāori
  • ду́нда, боксува, ква́драт, бу́тка, кутија, ку́тивче, ку́ќиште, ложа, са́ндак, пре́града, ку́тија, каби́на, сандак, ква́дратчеMacedonian
  • kotakMalay
  • boksen, bok, bak, kader, doos, buis, inpakken, buks, buksboom, buxus, verpakken, vuistslagDutch
  • boks, kasseNorwegian
  • ਸੰਦੂਕ, ਡੱਬਾPanjabi, Punjabi
  • ochraniacz na jądra, futerał, skrzynia, pudełko, budka, pudło, loża, bukszpan, zapakowaćPolish
  • televisão, camarote, boxear, caixa, televisor, socar, cubículo, tevê, boceta, gabinete, buxeira, buxeiro, encaixotar, buxo, socoPortuguese
  • baracă, cabană, lojă, cutie, cimișirRomanian
  • сунду́к, я́щик, квадра́тик, те́лик, бокс, бу́дка, ло́жа, квадра́т, каби́нка, каби́на, комп, шкату́лка, манда́, коро́бка, футля́р, я́щичек, самшит, буксRussian
  • кутија, шкатуља, škatulja, сандук, sanduk, kutijaSerbo-Croatian
  • schránka, debna, krabicaSlovak
  • škatlaSlovene
  • kutiAlbanian
  • avbalkning, boxas, koffert, låda, box, kur, bössa, dator, kista, hylsa, loge, kuskbock, fack, ask, fodral, boxa, bås, jakthydda, dosa, skrin, vaktkur, kartong, schatull, lägga, handen, buxbom, slagSwedish
  • sandukuSwahili
  • పెట్టెTelugu
  • gutyTurkmen
  • kahonTagalog
  • sandık, kutuTurkish
  • я́щик, коро́бка, скри́няUkrainian
  • صندوق, ڈبہUrdu
  • hộpVietnamese
  • cåde, boesse ås sotreyes, boesse ås imådjes, boeslêye, boesseWalloon
  • Chinese

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