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cabinet

cab·i·net

cabinet

 
 
pronunciation:
kae b niht
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a piece of furniture with shelves, compartments, or drawers, and usually covered by a door or doors.
Cups and glasses go in this cabinet, and the good plates go in the china cabinet.The door of the bathroom cabinet has a mirror.
 
synonyms:
chest, cupboard, dresser, sideboard
similar words:
armoire, bookcase, breakfront, buffet, bureau, chest of drawers, chiffonier, commode, desk, furniture, highboy, hutch, lowboy, secretary, table, wardrobe
definition 2: furniture used to contain a television set or radio.
Some of these big old radios had beautiful carved wood cabinets.
similar words:
armoire, stand, table
definition 3: (often cap.) an official group of advisors to the head of a government.
The President met with the Cabinet to discuss the plan.
synonyms:
council
similar words:
administration, advisers, board, committee, ministry, panel
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to a political cabinet.
Cabinet officials will meet this afternoon.
similar words:
advisory, legislative, party
definition 2: used in cabinetmaking.
similar words:
wood, woodworking
definition 3: of suitable size or quality to be displayed in a cabinet or private room.
cabinet china and crystal
similar words:
antique, decorative, ornamental, valuable
Word Builder: cabinet +
  • cabinetmaker:
    a person who makes furniture out of wood.
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