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Another word for box

  1. A quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand

      1. A larva of an oyster or similar bivalve that has settled by attaching to a surface.
      2. A quick, slapping sound
      3. A gaiterlike covering for the instep and ankle, usually of heavy cloth
      1. A piece of jewelry that fastens with a clasp or clip; a brooch.
      2. (Informal) A quick sharp blow:
      3. A cartridge clip.
      1. The sound of this
      2. A sharp, swift blow.
      3. The sound made by a sharp, swift blow.
      1. A special unit of a law enforcement agency, trained to deal with violence, riots, terrorism, etc.
      2. A sharp blow or hit.
      3. A quick, sharp blow, as with a bat or swatter
      1. A smack given in spanking
      2. A slap on the buttocks.
      1. A resounding blow.
      2. A loud kiss.
      3. A person or thing that smacks
      1. A sharp blow with the hand or any flat object; slap
      2. A small amount; bit
      3. A fishing boat sailing under various rigs, according to size, and often having a well used to transport the catch to market.
      1. A sharp insult:
      2. A sharp blow made with the open hand or with a flat object; a smack.
      3. A blow or smack, esp. with something flat, specif. the palm of the hand
      1. A tool driven against a nail, bolt, etc. that is to be worked in, or against a pin that is to be worked out
      2. A sweet drink made with fruit juices, carbonated beverages, sherbet, etc., often mixed with wine or liquor, and typically served in cups from a large bowl
      3. A device or machine for making holes, cuts, etc.
      1. An inflatable band, usually wrapped around the upper arm, that is used along with a sphygmomanometer in measuring arterial blood pressure.
      2. A bracelet consisting of a curved, open-ended band, as of metal or resin, that fits the wrist firmly without a clasp.
      3. A band, often having an opening with a button closure, at the bottom of a sleeve.
      1. A piece chopped off
      2. A piece that has been chopped off, especially a cut of meat, usually taken from the rib, shoulder, or loin and containing a bone.
      3. A slice of lamb, pork, etc. cut, along with a piece of bone, from the rib, loin, or shoulder
      1. (Informal) A spree:
      2. A piece of sculpture representing the head, shoulders, and upper chest of a human body
      3. A punch
      1. A meal at which guests serve themselves from various dishes displayed on a table or sideboard.
      2. A piece of furniture with drawers and cupboards for dishes, table linen, silver, etc.; sideboard
      3. A meal at which guests serve themselves from a buffet or table
  2. A difficult, often embarrassing situation or condition

      1. A small area of different color or texture from the main area of which it is a part; often, a mark made by some foreign matter; stain, blot, speck, patch, etc.
      2. The number of points, etc. assigned by gamblers to one side in a contest, in an attempt to equalize betting on both sides
      3. (Informal) A spot advertisement or announcement
      1. (Informal) An awkward or difficult situation; plight
      2. A chemical bath used to clear metal of scale, preserve wood, etc.
      3. (Scotland) A bit, small quantity
      1. A troublesome situation; a problem; a predicament or quandary.
      2. (Informal) A difficult, restrictive, or unresolvable situation:
      3. (Chess) A strong grip or stranglehold on a position that is difficult for the opponent to break.
      1. A condition of pain, disease, or malfunction:
      2. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
      3. A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
      1. (Slang) Something having the appearance or a consistency suggestive of soup, especially:
      2. A liquid food prepared from meat, fish, or vegetable stock combined with various other ingredients and often containing solid pieces.
      3. A liquid food, with or without solid particles, made by cooking meat, vegetables, fish, etc. in water, milk, or the like
      1. An embarrassing or difficult predicament.
      2. A fight or conflict
      3. A disagreeable or embarrassing situation; predicament, esp. when caused by one's own conduct
      1. Wet, boggy ground, yielding under the foot
      2. A difficult or inextricable position
      3. (Figuratively) A perilous, mixed up and troubled situation; a hopeless tangle; a predicament.
      1. (Archaic) category
      2. (Logic) One of the basic states or classifications described by Aristotle into which all things can be placed; a category.
      3. A condition or situation, now specif. one that is difficult, unpleasant, embarrassing, or, sometimes, comical
      1. A solemn pledge, as of faith.
      2. A condition or state of affairs; esp., now, an awkward, sad, or dangerous situation
      3. A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
      1. (Informal) A difficult situation; predicament
      2. A preserve made from whole fruit boiled to a pulp with sugar.
      3. A group of persons or things so close together as to jam a passageway, etc.
      1. Trouble; difficulty:
      2. Used other than as an idiom: see hot,‎ water.
      3. (Informal) Trouble; difficulty
      1. (Comput.) A building, business, or locality where wireless access to the Internet is provided or is available
      2. (Informal) An area of actual or potential trouble or violence
      3. Any place regarded as a center for a specified activity or interest
      1. An opening in or through anything; break; gap
      2. A small, dingy, squalid place; any dirty, badly lighted room, house, etc.
      3. (Physics) A vacant position in an atom left by the absence of a valence electron, especially a position in a semiconductor that acts as a carrier of positive electric charge.
      1. The position, as of a ship or aircraft, determined by visual observations with the aid of equipment.
      2. An instance of arranging a special consideration, such as an exemption from a requirement, or an improper or illegal outcome, especially by means of bribery.
      3. A clear determination or understanding:
      1. The Pennsylvania Dutch.
      2. The people of the Netherlands.
      3. The official West Germanic language of the Netherlands and one of the official languages of Belgium.
      1. (Usage Problem) A problem that seems to defy a satisfactory solution.
      2. Any serious problem
      3. Any situation in which one must choose between unpleasant alternatives
      1. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
      2. The condition or quality of being difficult:
      3. Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
      1. Waters suitable for deep-draft ships, especially ocean-going.
      2. (Idiomatic) A difficult or embarrassing situation.
      1. Something used to form, mark, protect, or decorate a corner
      2. (--- Baseball) Either side of home plate, toward or away from the batter.
      3. A threatening or embarrassing position from which escape is difficult:
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  1. To hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand

      1. To slap.
      2. To strike with a light spattering sound; slap.
      3. To strike with a quick, slapping sound
      1. To fasten with or as if with a clip; hold tightly.
      2. To cut off the edge of:
      3. To fasten with a clip or clips
      1. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
      2. To strike or slap with a sharp, resounding blow
      3. (Slang) To murder (a person), often, specif., for pay
      1. To hit with a quick, sharp blow
      2. To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow:
      3. To strike or hit with a sharp blow:
      1. To move along swiftly or smartly
      2. To move briskly or spiritedly.
      3. To strike with something flat, as the open hand, esp. on the buttocks, as in punishment
      1. To press (the lips) together and part them suddenly so as to make a smack
      2. To press together and open (the lips) quickly and noisily, as in eating or tasting.
      3. To give an indication; be suggestive. Often used with of:
      1. To strike with the palm of the hand or a flat object:
      2. To impose (a legal obligation) on someone:
      3. To impose (a fine, etc.) on a person, business, etc.
      1. To depress (a key or button, for example) in order to activate a device or perform an operation:
      2. To depress or push (a push button, a key on a keypad, etc.)
      3. To pierce, shape, stamp, cut, etc. with a punch
      1. To put a cuff or cuffs on
      2. To form a cuff or cuffs on.
      3. To strike, esp. with the open hand; slap
      1. To cause to come to an end; break up:
      2. (Slang) To hit; punch.
      3. To break or tame (a horse).
      1. To hit with the hand or fist; punch; slap
      2. To cause repeated difficulty or harm to (a person or group):
      3. To force one's way with difficulty:

Another word for box

      1. (Electronics) A fitting connected to a power supply and equipped to receive a plug.
      2. Anything used to contain or hold something else; container; vessel
      3. An electrical wall outlet designed for use with a plug
      1. A protective cover or covering part
      2. A container; a receptacle:
      3. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
      1. A large basket or hamper of wickerwork, or a box or case made of slats of wood, for packing things to be shipped or stored
      2. A container, such as a slatted wooden case, used for storing or shipping.
      3. A box or case with wire or slatted sides, as for confining an animal
      1. A full carton or its contents
      2. Any of various containers made from cardboard or coated paper:
      3. A cardboard box, esp. a large one, as for shipping merchandise
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  1. To enclose in a box

      1. To put (an animal) into a crate.
      2. To pack into a container, such as a slatted wooden case.
      3. To pack or enclose in a crate
      1. To otherwise offer or present in an attractive or enticing way as if for commercial consumption
      2. To consider, offer, or sell as a unit:
      3. To travel on a package holiday.
      1. To have a common boundary; to border; to lie contiguous; to touch; followed by on or with.
      2. To restrict in movement:
      3. To keep within bounds; restrict:
      1. To process and put into containers in order to preserve, transport, or sell:
      2. To be susceptible of compact storage:
      3. To fill up with items:
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  2. To fight for sport