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1. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid.

Synonyms

  • bandbox
  • cereal box
  • shadow box
  • alms box
  • lid
  • play-box
  • casket
  • crate
  • deedbox
  • coffin
  • playbox
  • ballot box
  • container
  • strongbox
  • carton
  • paintbox
  • snuffbox
  • flat
  • window box
  • jewel casket
  • chest
  • poor box
  • cigar box
  • pencil case
  • shoebox
  • base
  • tuck box
  • mite box
  • mailbox
  • pencil box
  • tinderbox
  • hod
  • matchbox
  • pyxis

Antonyms

  • qualified
  • modulated
  • uneven
  • unidimensional

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Box

  • st_jacques
  • ballcocks
  • outfox
  • macaques
  • adcox
  • stocks'
  • stocks
  • stock's
  • kroc's
  • iraq's
  • frocks
  • flocks
  • clocks
  • clock's
  • brox
  • brock's
  • blocs
  • bloc's
  • blocks
  • block's
  • bloch's
  • woks
  • vox
  • vocs
  • sox
  • socks
  • shocks
  • sachs
  • rox
  • rocks

How do you pronounce box?

Pronounce box as bɑks.

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Sentences with box


1. Noun, singular or mass
Reopen the glove box and allow it to drop to its open position.

Quotes about box


1. The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

2. It's like Forrest Gump said, 'Life is like a box of chocolates.' Your career is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you're going to get. But everything you get is going to teach you something along the way and make you the person you are today. That's the exciting part - it's an adventure in itself.
- Nick Carter

3. Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.
- Allen Klein

2. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance.

Synonyms

  • compartment
  • skybox
  • balcony
  • box seat

Antonyms

  • active
  • inclined
  • vertical
  • effervescent

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] the quantity contained in a box.

Synonyms

  • boxful

Antonyms

  • infield
  • trapezium

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible.

Synonyms

  • corner
  • quandary
  • predicament

Antonyms

  • proportional font
  • nominative
  • oblique
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. box

verb. ['ˈbɑːks'] put into a box.

Synonyms

  • package
  • encase
  • case

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • top out
  • miss
  • fail

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] a rectangular drawing.

Antonyms

  • hardware

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people.

Synonyms

  • compartment
  • jury box
  • press box
  • witness box

Antonyms

  • linear
  • cubic
  • erect
  • thick

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] the driver's seat on a coach.

Synonyms

  • box seat
  • coach
  • seat
  • four-in-hand

Antonyms

  • noble
  • incidental
  • genuine
  • legitimate

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] a blow with the hand (usually on the ear).

Antonyms

  • tasty

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned.

Synonyms

  • diamond
  • area
  • ball field
  • batter's box

Antonyms

  • superior
  • fauna
  • make peace
  • defend

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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