Synonyms of box in English:

box1

noun

  • 1 a box of Havana cigars
    carton, pack, packet, package; case, crate, chest, trunk, coffer, casket, hamper, canteen; bin, drum, canister; container, receptacle, repository, holder, vessel
    archaic reservatory
  • 2 she left her purse in a telephone box
    booth, cubicle, kiosk, cabin, hut; enclosure, compartment, carrel, cupboard, cubbyhole, alcove, bay, recess
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  • Muriel boxed up Christopher's clothes
    package, pack, parcel, wrap, bundle, bale, crate; stow, store, put away
  • Phrases

    box something/someone in

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    Synonyms of box in English:

    box2

    verb

  • 1 he began boxing professionally before his 15th birthday
    fight, prizefight, spar; exchange blows, engage in fisticuffs, battle, grapple, brawl
    informal scrap
  • 2 he boxed both my ears and stalked out
    cuff, strike, hit, thump, slap, smack, crack, swat, punch, jab, knock, thwack, bang, wallop, batter, pummel, buffet; assault, aim blows at; Scottish & Northern Englishskelp
    informal belt, bop, biff, sock, clout, clobber, whack, plug, slug, slam, whop, lam
    British informal slosh, dot, stick one on
    North American informal boff, bust, whale
    Australian/New Zealand informal dong, quilt
    literary smite, swinge
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  • he sent him away with a box on the ear
    cuff, hit, thump, slap, smack, crack, swat, punch, fist, jab, hook, knock, thwack, bang, wallop; Scottish & Northern Englishskelp
    informal belt, bop, biff, sock, clout, whack, plug, slug, whop
    British informal slosh, dot
    North American informal boff, bust, whale
    Australian/New Zealand informal dong, quilt
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