Definitions for box

Definitions for (noun) box

Main entry: box

Definition: a blow with the hand (usually on the ear)

Usage: I gave him a good box on the ear

Main entry: box

Definition: a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid

Usage: he rummaged through a box of spare parts

Main entry: box

Definition: separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people

Usage: the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold

Main entry: box, loge

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

Usage: the royal box was empty

Main entry: box, box seat

Definition: the driver's seat on a coach

Usage: an armed guard sat in the box with the driver

Main entry: box

Definition: any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned

Usage: the umpire warned the batter to stay in the batter's box

Main entry: box, boxwood

Definition: evergreen shrubs or small trees

Main entry: box, boxful

Definition: the quantity contained in a box

Usage: he gave her a box of chocolates

Main entry: box

Definition: a rectangular drawing

Usage: the flowchart contained many boxes

Main entry: corner, box

Definition: a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible

Usage: his lying got him into a tight corner

Definitions for (verb) box

Main entry: box

Definition: engage in a boxing match

Main entry: box

Definition: hit with the fist

Usage: I'll box your ears!

Main entry: package, box

Definition: put into a box

Usage: box the gift, please

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