To enclose so as to hinder or prohibit escape
She took a suitcase out of the closet and swung it up on the bed.
"He's not in the closet," Toby said, then laughed.
She ran to the bedroom and flipped on the TV loud then hid in the coat closet beside the front door.
"Sasha," he said, flinging open the closet door.
Her gaze fell again to the closet in which boxes were stacked.