Noun Definition


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

"He rummaged through a box of spare parts"

Category: Objects

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

"I gave him a good box on the ear"

Category: General

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

Related Noun(s):corner

Category: General

4.Definition: a rectangular drawing

"The flowchart contained many boxes"

Category: General

5.Definition: 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"

Category: Objects

6.Definition: evergreen shrubs or small trees

Related Noun(s):boxwood

Category: Plants

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

"The royal box was empty"

Related Noun(s):loge

Category: Objects

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

"The sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold"

Category: Objects

9.Definition: the driver's seat on a coach

"An armed guard sat in the box with the driver"

Category: Objects

10.Definition: the quantity contained in a box

"He gave her a box of chocolates"

Related Noun(s):boxful

Category: General