Synonyms for box

Synonyms for (noun) box

Synonyms: box

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

Usage: I gave him a good box on the ear

Similar words: blow

Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

Usage: a blow on the head


Synonyms: box

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

Usage: he rummaged through a box of spare parts

Similar words: container

Definition: any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)


Synonyms: box

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

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

Similar words: compartment

Definition: a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area


Synonyms: box, loge

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

Usage: the royal box was empty

Similar words: compartment

Definition: a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area


Synonyms: box, box seat

Definition: the driver's seat on a coach

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

Similar words: seat

Definition: furniture that is designed for sitting on

Usage: there were not enough seats for all the guests


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: area

Definition: a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function

Usage: the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants


Synonyms: box, boxwood

Definition: evergreen shrubs or small trees

Similar words: bush, shrub

Definition: a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems


Synonyms: box, boxful

Definition: the quantity contained in a box

Usage: he gave her a box of chocolates

Similar words: containerful

Definition: the quantity that a container will hold


Synonyms: box

Definition: a rectangular drawing

Usage: the flowchart contained many boxes

Similar words: rectangle

Definition: a parallelogram with four right angles


Synonyms: corner, box

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

Usage: his lying got him into a tight corner

Similar words: plight, predicament, quandary

Definition: a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one

Usage: finds himself in a most awkward predicament; the woeful plight of homeless people

Synonyms for (verb) box

Synonyms: box

Definition: engage in a boxing match

Similar words: fight, contend, struggle

Definition: be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight

Usage: the tribesmen fought each other; Siblings are always fighting; Militant groups are contending for control of the country


Synonyms: box

Definition: hit with the fist

Usage: I'll box your ears!

Similar words: hit

Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Usage: He hit her hard in the face


Synonyms: package, box

Definition: put into a box

Usage: box the gift, please

Similar words: incase, encase, case

Definition: enclose in, or as if in, a case

Usage: my feet were encased in mud