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Definitions of box

  1. To furnish with boxes, as a wheel. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To inclose with boarding, lathing, etc., so as to bring to a required form. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To boxhaul. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To shut up in a box; to confine; to stow; to pack; to strike with the fist or hand. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To put into or .furnish with boxex. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. To strike with the hand or fist. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To put in a box; to strike with the hand. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To put into or furnish with a box; often with up. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. To cuff or buffet. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. To strike with the hand or fist, especially to strike on the ear, or on the side of the head. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To fight with the fist; to combat with, or as with, the hand or fist; to spar. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To fight with the fists. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. engage in a boxing match; in sport Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. To spar, as with boxing-gloves. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. To enclose in a box; to furnish with a box; to make a hole or cut in a tree, to procure the sap. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. To give a box to. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. 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. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. To enclose. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. a blow with the hand (usually on the ear); "I gave him a good box on the ear" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people; "the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance; "the royal box was empty" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. the driver's seat on a coach; "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. evergreen shrubs or small trees Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. a rectangular drawing; "the flowchart contained many boxes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  28. engage in a boxing match Wordnet Dictionary DB
  29. hit with the fist; "I'll box your ears!" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. A receptacle or case of any firm material and of various shapes. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. The quantity that a box contain. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. A space with a few seats partitioned off in a theater, or other place of public amusement. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. A chest or any receptacle for the deposit of money; as, a poor box; a contribution box. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. A boxlike shed for shelter; as, a sentry box. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. An axle box, journal box, journal bearing, or bushing. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. A chamber or section of tube in which a valve works; the bucket of a lifting pump. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. The driver's seat on a carriage or coach. Webster Dictionary DB
  39. A present in a box; a present; esp. a Christmas box or gift. Webster Dictionary DB
  40. The square in which the pitcher stands. Webster Dictionary DB
  41. A blow on the head or ear with the hand. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  42. 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. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  43. 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). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  44. 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. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  45. A case, as of wood or metal; a coachman's raised seat. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  46. The quantity that a box will hold. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  47. A slap or cuff. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  48. A small tree or shrub of the spurge family; also, its wood, called boxwood. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  49. 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. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  50. A blow with the hand or fist. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  51. A shrub with its wood. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  52. 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. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  53. A blow with the fists or clenched hands. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for box

  1. This paper- box strike is a lot more important than that meeting." – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  2. They took a table in a box – The Cow Puncher by Robert J. C. Stead
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