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closet

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of closet

  1. 1 a built-in space for storage behind a door a broom closet for the vacuum, carpet sweeper, ironing board, etc. Synonyms cuddy, cupboard, pantry, press Related Words ambry [chiefly British dialect], buttery [chiefly dialect], larder, spence [chiefly British dialect]; cloakroom, coatroom, garderobe, vestiary, wardrobe

  2. 2 an area within a building that has been set apart from surrounding space by a wall a huge walk-in closet Synonyms apartment, cell, chamber, roomRelated Words accommodation, bay, berth, booth, cabin, compartment, cubicle; alcove, niche, nook, recess; snuggery [chiefly British]

  3. 3 a storage case typically having doors and shelves a china closet in the Hepplewhite style Synonyms buffet, cabinet, console, cupboard, hutch, locker, press, sideboardRelated Words bookcase, breakfront, chest, china closet, credence, credenza, étagère (or etagere), secretary, showcase, taboret (or tabouret), vitrine; cuddy, dresser, pie safe; armoire, clothespress, garderobe, wardrobe; cabinetry, shelving


closet

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of closet

  1. to close or shut in by or as if by barriers he closeted himself in his study, vowing not to emerge until he had finished the term paper Synonyms box (in), cage, enclose, coop (up), corral, encage, encase, envelop, fence (in), hedge, hem (in), house, immure, include, mew (up), pen, wall (in)Related Words bound, circumscribe, confine, contain, limit, restrict; encircle, encompass, enfold, enframe, enlace, frame, ring, surround; armor, cocoon, encapsulate, encapsule, encyst, ensheathe, ensphere, enwomb



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