Definition of box verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    box

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//bɑks//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they box
     
    he / she / it boxes
     
    past simple boxed
     
    -ing form boxing
     
     
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    fight
  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] box (somebody) to fight someone in the sport of boxing
  2. put in container
  3. 2[transitive] box something (up) to put something in a box
  4. Idioms
    box somebody's ears(old-fashioned)
     
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    to hit someone with your hand on the side of their head as a punishment
    Phrasal Verbsbox somebody/something in
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