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Definitions of box

  1.   a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; " his lying got him into a tight corner"
  2.   The quantity that a box contain.
  3.   To strike with the hand or fist, especially to strike on the ear, or on the side of the head.
  4.   To make to turn on her keel. To box the compass, to go over the points of the compass in either order. Wrong box, mistaken.
  5.   evergreen shrubs or small trees
  6.   A chamber or section of tube in which a valve works; the bucket of a lifting pump.
  7.   A Mediterranean food fish; the bogue.
  8.   To inclose in a box.
  9.   a ( usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; " he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
  10.   A present in a box; a present; esp. a Christmas box or gift.
  11.   A shrub with its wood.
  12.   hit with the fist; " I'll box your ears!"
  13.   A small tree or shrub of the spurge family; also, its wood, called boxwood.
  14.   a blow with the hand ( usually on the ear); " I gave him a good box on the ear"
  15.   A case or hollow vessel of any size and shape, and made of any material; a seat separated from others; a shrub having a fine close- grained wood.
  16.   To shut up in a box; to confine; to stow; to pack; to strike with the fist or hand.
  17.   To put into or furnish with a box; often with up.
  18.   To put into or . furnish with boxex.
  19.   To strike with the hand or fist.
  20.   A small country house.
  21.   To enclose in a box; to furnish with a box; to make a hole or cut in a tree, to procure the sap.
  22.   To boxhaul.
  23.   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"
  24.   A blow with the hand or fist.
  25.   A case, as of wood or metal; a coachman's raised seat.
  26.   To spar, as with boxing- gloves.
  27.   An axle box, journal box, journal bearing, or bushing.
  28.   A case of any size and material for containing anything; the contents of the case; a money- chest; the case that contains the compass; an enclosed space, such as a seat in a theatre; a cylindrical hollow iron used in wheels, in which the axletree runs; a hollow tube in a pump, closed with a valve; the driver's seat on a coach; a small lodge.
  29.   A chest or any receptacle for the deposit of money; as, a poor box; a contribution box.
  30.   A boxlike shed for shelter; as, a sentry box.
  31.   a rectangular drawing; " the flowchart contained many boxes"
  32.   The driver's seat on a carriage or coach.
  33.   A slap or cuff.
  34.   To fight with the fists.
  35.   An evergreen tree, or its wood; a wooden case; seat in a theatre; the driver's seat in a carriage; a blow with the hand.
  36.   To furnish with boxes, as a wheel.
  37.   To inclose with boarding, lathing, etc., so as to bring to a required form.
  38.   A space with a few seats partitioned off in a theater, or other place of public amusement.
  39.   the quantity contained in a box; " he gave her a box of chocolates"
  40.   To enclose.
  41.   To give a box to.
  42.   To fight with the fist; to combat with, or as with, the hand or fist; to spar.
  43.   To cuff or buffet.
  44.   A blow with the fists or clenched hands.
  45.   engage in a boxing match; in sport
  46.   the driver's seat on a coach; " an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"
  47.   separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people; " the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold"
  48.   A tree or shrub, flourishing in different parts of the world. The common box ( Buxus sempervirens) has two varieties, one of which, the dwarf box ( B. suffruticosa), is much used for borders in gardens. The wood of the tree varieties, being very hard and smooth, is extensively used in the arts, as by turners, engravers, mathematical instrument makers, etc.
  49.   A tree remarkable for the hardness and smoothness of its wood: a case or receptable for holding anything: the contents of a box: a small house or lodge: a private seat in a theatre: the driver's seat on a carriage. - TO BE IN A BOX, to be in difficulty, or in a compromising position. ( Amer.) The phrase TO BE IN THE WRONG BOX has, It seems, a respectable antiquity. “ if you will hear how St. Augustine expoundeth that place, you shall perceive that you are in a wrong box."- Ridley ( 1554). “ I perceive that you and I are in a wrong box."- J. Udall ( 1588).
  50.   The square in which the pitcher stands.
  51.   A blow on the head or ear with the hand.
  52.   A receptacle or case of any firm material and of various shapes.
  53.   An evergreen shrub; a case or container with a bottom and sides, which has, or may have, a lid; the quantity such a case contains; the driver's seat on a carriage; a compartment in a theater or other public place; a place of shelter for a man on duty; as a sentry box; a blow on the head with the fist or hand.
  54.   engage in a boxing match
  55.   private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance; " the royal box was empty"
  56.   The quantity that a box will hold.
  57.   To put in a box; to strike with the hand.
  58.   put into a box; " box the gift, please"

Antonyms for box


Quotes of box

  1. We have to think outside the box inside the Constitution, find ways to do things that will elevate our security, reduce the risk of the incidence of terrorist attack. – John Ashcroft
  2. The last thing I stole was a box of Coca Cola from a parked truck in Adelaide. I was nice and drunk. It was New Year's Eve. And that was about 28 years ago. – Ronald Biggs
  3. Actually, I'm not all that interested in the subject of photography. Once the picture is in the box I'm not all that interested in what happens next. Hunters, after all, aren't cooks. – Henri Cartier-Bresson
  4. Recently I've been collecting Star Wars figures again. When I was a kid I couldn't afford them. Now I can so I've been buying them and keeping them in their box for a later date when they'll be worth a lot of money. – Mackenzie Crook
  5. A lot of times black actors get stuck in a box They're up against a lot of limitations for the kind of films that they get approached about. It's easy to get stuck in a box and just be approached about nothing but urban films. – Tyrese Gibson
  6. Young man, young man, your arm's too short to box with God. – James Weldon Johnson
  7. At root fame is a sham. I'm not going to live forever and if I am I certainly need don't you to tell me that so that I will buy a car or a box of dried up crackers. – Nick Mancuso
  8. You don't have to fight against being placed in a box any more than the number two has to fight against being the number three. I mean, two is not going to be the number three, ever. – Michael Nesmith
  9. When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door. – Plutarch
  10. You know, IBM was almost knocked out of the box by other types of computer software and manufacturing. – Roy Romer
  11. Know the function of a fuse box and the appearance of a tripped circuit breaker. – Marilyn vos Savant
  12. To keep creating something with this type of music, you have to take it out of the box – Brian Setzer
  13. Storytelling is the only studio movie where the censorship is perfectly clear, the only studio movie with a big red box covering up a shot. I take pride in that- and, of course, in having avoided the fate of Eyes Wide Shut. – Todd Solondz
  14. I guess I judge my films by how pleased I am with the work I do, so it's kind of on another level. If they do well at the box office, then that's great. Then I'm really pleased about that too. – Hugo Weaving
  15. So, it didn't do well. But now when I talk to kids who are first seeing it, they're surprised to hear the movie failed at the box office. Sometimes that's what happens. – David Zucker

Usage examples for box

  1. The box is good and big. ” – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  2. “ " Then the box has been opened," said Brian. ” – Under Padlock and Seal by Charles Harold Avery
  3. This paper- box strike is a lot more important than that meeting." ” – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  4. Jimmy, can't you see my box – The Truth About America by Edward Money
  5. He took up the box – The Irish Fairy Book by Various
  6. Yes, the box was there! ” – A Son of the Hills by Harriet T. Comstock
  7. He took them gently off the perch and put them in a box – The Sun's Babies by Edith Howes
  8. They took a table in a box – The Cow Puncher by Robert J. C. Stead
  9. “ I say, can't you put the things inside, and then I can ride on the box – The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch by Talbot Baines Reed
  10. The box having filled with water just as I had feared it would do, sank slowly down, and we were left in the water. ” – The Mysterious Shin Shira by George Edward Farrow
  11. Rose knew what was in the box – The-Chaperon by James, Henry
  12. “ " I'd forgotten a most important paper," said he, as he relocked the box – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  13. “ Where's my Christmas box – My Book of Indoor Games by Clarence Squareman
  14. Why, Joe, things will keep jest as well in that box as they would in one of your tony 'frigerators, an' I ain't sure but it's better. ” – The Princess and Joe Potter by James Otis
  15. He heard every word that came in about that hot box – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
  16. He found nothing in his box – Dorian by Nephi Anderson
  17. He closed the door after him, and sat down on a box – Ralph of the Roundhouse by Allen Chapman
  18. Maybe we can box him in. ” – Code Three by Rick Raphael
  19. Won't you take the box Capitano? ” – A Queen's Error by Henry Curties
  20. And may I have a box to put my money in? ” – A Missionary Twig by Emma L. Burnett

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Idioms for box