Synonyms and Antonyms of BOX

a covered rectangular container for storing or transporting things <filled a whole box with books>
a boxlike container for holding a dead body <the only way I'm ever leaving this hospital room is in a box>
Related Words charnel (also charnel house), crypt, sepulchre (or sepulcher), sepulture, tomb, vault; urn; body bag
an electronic device with a screen and speakers that reproduces images and sound <would you switch on the box so that we can watch the news?>
Synonyms boob tube, box, idiot box, telly [chiefly British], tube, TV
a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape <with our new home still unfinished, and the buyers of our condo eager to move in, we were in a real box>
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