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noun as in container, often square or rectangular

verb as in place in square or rectangular container

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verb as in punch competitively

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A very lightweight option at only one pound, the Pendaflex file box is by far the most easily transportable.

We don’t have to box ourselves in to our present limitations.

It’s thinking outside the box and using the current technology that we already have.

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It also includes a USB-C to USB-C charging cable in the box.

Variety reported that box office revenue in South Korea was down 30 to 40 percent in January 2020 compared to previous years.

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In response to the screen quota cut, South Korea established a “cinema tax” on the box office.

He goes into some detail into what it took to persuade voters to pass marriage equality at the ballot box in four states in 2012.

How to Train Your Dragon 2, the tenth highest grossing movie in 2014 America, made $22 million at the Korean box office.

By 2012, the marriage equality movement had won in courts and legislatures—but not at the ballot box.

That November, many of us were stunned as voters in four states supported marriage equality at the ballot box.

Beside her was a box of bonbons, which she held out at intervals to Madame Ratignolle.

Now and then the boy who had bought Squinty, and who was taking him home, would look around at his pet in the slatted box.

The little pig in the box felt himself being lifted out of the wagon.

Mrs. Newbolt was cutting splints for her new sun-bonnet out of a pasteboard box.

With a hammer the boy knocked off some of the slats of the small box in which Squinty had made his journey.


On this page you'll find 136 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to box, such as: carton, crate, pack, package, trunk, and bin.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.