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English noun: closet

1. closet (artifact) a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space


Synonymscupboard


Broader (hypernym)storage space


Narrower (hyponym)airing cupboard, broom closet, safe, supply closet

2. closet (artifact) a toilet in Britain


Synonymsloo, W.C., water closet


Broader (hypernym)bathroom, can, john, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet

3. closet (artifact) a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes


Synonymspress, wardrobe


Broader (hypernym)article of furniture, furniture, piece of furniture


Narrower (hyponym)armoire, clothes closet, clothespress, coat closet

4. closet (artifact) a small private room for study or prayer


Broader (hypernym)room


Narrower (hyponym)booth, cubicle, kiosk, stall


Part holonymshelf


English verb: closet

1. closet (contact) confine to a small space, as for intensive work


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)confine









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