- 1. box, container
- usage: a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
- 2. box, loge, compartment
- usage: private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance; "the royal box was empty"
- 3. box, boxful, containerful
- usage: the quantity contained in a box; "he gave her a box of chocolates"
- 4. corner, box, predicament, quandary, plight
- usage: a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner"
- 5. box, rectangle
- usage: a rectangular drawing; "the flowchart contained many boxes"
- 6. box, boxwood, shrub, bush
- usage: evergreen shrubs or small trees
- 7. box, area
- usage: 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"
- 8. box, box seat, seat
- usage: the driver's seat on a coach; "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"
- 9. box, compartment
- usage: separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people; "the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold"
- 10. box, blow
- usage: a blow with the hand (usually on the ear); "I gave him a good box on the ear"
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- 1. box, package, encase, incase, case
- usage: put into a box; "box the gift, please"
- 2. box, hit
- usage: hit with the fist; "I'll box your ears!"
- 3. box, contend, fight, struggle
- usage: engage in a boxing match
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