Synonyms and Antonyms of cell

  1. 1 an area within a building that has been set apart from surrounding space by a wall <a jail cell> Synonyms apartment, room, chamber, closetRelated Words accommodation, bay, berth, booth, cabin, compartment, cubicle; alcove, niche, nook, recess; snuggery [chiefly British]

  2. 2 one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided <cells in a honeycomb> Synonyms bay, cabin, compartment, chamber, cube, cubicleRelated Words cubbyhole, pigeonhole, snuggery [chiefly British]; alcove, niche, nook, recess; cabinet, drawer, locker; cavity, hole, hollow; booth, box, crib, loge, stall; bunker, crypt, vault

  3. 3 a local unit of an organization <his mission was to locate and infiltrate the terrorist cell that was believed to be hiding in the city> Synonyms affiliate, branch, chapter, council, localRelated Words arm, division, wing; offshoot, subchapter; lodge, post

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