Enclose+in+a+box

  • 1 box — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. chest, case, carton, container; coffin. See receptacle. v. fight, spar, come to blows. See contention. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. carton, crate, case, receptacle; see case 7 . • in a box*, Syn. in… …

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  • 2 box — I. n. 1. Case, receptacle, chest. 2. Driver s seat, coachman s seat. 3. Enclosed seat or seats (in a theatre). 4. Blow, stroke, cuff, buffet. II. v. a. 1. Enclose in a box, case, put in chests or cases …

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  • 3 box something/someone in — HEM IN, fence in, close in, shut in; trap, confine, imprison, intern; surround, enclose, encircle, circle. → box …

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  • 4 enclose — vb Enclose, envelop, fence, pen, coop, corral, cage, wall mean to surround so as to shut in or confine actually or apparently. Enclose implies a shutting in by barriers (as walls) or in an enveloping cover (as a case); the term may be used… …

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  • 5 enclose — [v] put inside, surround blockade, block off, bound, box up, cage, circle, circumscribe, close in, confine, coop, corral, cover, encase, encircle, encompass, enfold, enshroud, environ, fence, fence off*, hedge, hem in*, imbue, immure, implant,… …

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  • 6 box something in — box someone in those two vans have boxed in my car Syn: hem in, fence in, close in, shut in; trap, confine, imprison, intern; surround, enclose, encircle, circle …

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  • 7 box — box1 boxlike, adj. /boks/, n. 1. a container, case, or receptacle, usually rectangular, of wood, metal, cardboard, etc., and often with a lid or removable cover. 2. the quantity contained in a box: She bought a box of candy as a gift. 3. Chiefly… …

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  • 8 box — I [[t]bɒks[/t]] n. 1) a container, case, or receptacle, usu. rectangular, and often with a lid or cover 2) the quantity contained in a box 3) brit. Chiefly Brit. a gift in a box 4) a compartment for the accommodation of a small number of people,… …

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  • 9 box up — verb enclose or confine as if in a box • Syn: ↑box in • Hypernyms: ↑enclose, ↑hold in, ↑confine • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Something s something …

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  • 10 box in — verb enclose or confine as if in a box (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑box up • Hypernyms: ↑enclose, ↑hold in, ↑confine • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …

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  • 11 box — I. /bɒks / (say boks) noun 1. a case or receptacle, usually rectangular, of wood, metal, cardboard, etc., with a lid or removable cover. 2. → glory box. 3. Music a. a speaker box. b. any amplifier or electronic device. 4. the quantity contained… …

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  • 12 box — I. noun (plural box or boxes) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Latin buxus, from Greek pyxos Date: before 12th century an evergreen shrub or small tree (genus Buxus of the family Buxaceae, the box family) with opposite entire… …

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  • 13 box turtle — any of several chiefly terrestrial turtles of the genus Terrapene, of North America, having a hinged plastron that can be tightly shut to enclose and protect the body. Also called box tortoise. See illus. under turtle. [1795 1805, Amer.] * * *… …

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  • 14 box in — Synonyms and related words: abate, adjust to, alter, assuage, beleaguer, beset, besiege, blockade, bottle up, bound, box, box up, cabin, cage, casket, chamber, circumscribe, cloister, close in, closet, coffin, compass, condition, confine, contain …

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  • 15 enclose — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To shut in all around] Syn. confine, contain, surround, hem in, encircle, encompass, envelop, close in, shut in, circumscribe, corral, impound, blockade, picket, block off, fence in, fence off, set apart, lock up, imprison,… …

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  • 16 box in — verb a) To enclose by drawing a box around b) To immobilize something, usually a vehicle, by placing obstacles, usually other vehicles, obstructing the free movement …

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  • 17 enclose — Synonyms and related words: admit, assimilate, beleaguer, beset, besiege, blockade, bottle up, bound, box in, box up, cage, chamber, check, circle, circle in, circumscribe, cloister, close, close in, compass, compass about, complete, comprehend,… …

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  • 18 box in — (Roget s IV) , v. Syn. confine, trap, block, hem in; see enclose 1 , hinder , surround 1 , 2 …

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  • 19 box — I n 1. carton, package, pack, container, can, canister, skippet, Gk. and Rom. Antiq. pyxis; case, vasculum, receptacle, Rom. Cath. Ch. monstrance, shrine, reliquary; bin, crib, hutch, bunker; crate, trunk, coffer, casket, caddy, chest, file,… …

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  • 20 Common box turtle — Common box turtle, 1842 drawing Conservation status …

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