- [n] a blow with the hand (usually on the ear); "I gave him a good box on the ear"
- [n] a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
- [n] separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people; "the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold"
- [n] private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance; "the royal box was empty"
- [n] the driver's seat on a coach; "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"
- [n] any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned; "the umpire warned the batter to stay in the batter's box"
- [n] evergreen shrubs or small trees
- [n] the quantity contained in a box; "he gave her a box of chocolates"
- [n] a rectangular drawing; "the flowchart contained many boxes"
- [n] a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible; "his lying got him into a tight corner"
- [v] engage in a boxing match; in sport
- [v] hit with the fist; "I'll box your ears!"
- [v] put into a box; "box the gift, please"