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Synonyms for boxbɒks

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. box(noun)

    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, loge(noun)

    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, box, corner, boxful

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  3. box, boxful(noun)

    the quantity contained in a box

    "he gave her a box of chocolates"

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

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  4. corner, box(noun)

    a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible

    "his lying got him into a tight corner"

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

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  5. box(noun)

    a rectangular drawing

    "the flowchart contained many boxes"

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

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  6. box, boxwood(noun)

    evergreen shrubs or small trees

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

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  7. box(noun)

    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 seat(noun)

    the driver's seat on a coach

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

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

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  9. box(noun)

    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. box(verb)

    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, package(verb)

    put into a box

    "box the gift, please"

    Synonyms:
    box, package

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  12. box(verb)

    hit with the fist

    "I'll box your ears!"

    Synonyms:
    package

    Antonyms:
    unbox

  13. box(verb)

    engage in a boxing match

    Synonyms:
    package

    Antonyms:
    unbox

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. box(n.)

    Synonyms:
    case

  2. box(n.)

    Synonyms:
    blow, stroke, cuff

  3. box(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    enclose in a box

  4. box(v. a.)

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


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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