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closet

noun

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1 a built-in space for storage behind a door
  • a broom closet for the vacuum, carpet sweeper, ironing board, etc.

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2 an area within a building that has been set apart from surrounding space by a wall
  • a huge walk-in closet

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3 a storage case typically having doors and shelves
  • a china closet in the Hepplewhite style

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closet

verb

Synonyms of closet (Entry 2 of 3)

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

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closet

adjective

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The first known use of closet was in the 14th century

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“Closet.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/closet. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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