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Meaning of CLOSET

Pronunciation:  'klâzit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a small private room for study or prayer
  2. [n]  a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
  3. [n]  a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
  4. [n]  a toilet in England
  5. [v]  confine to a small space, as for intensive work

CLOSET is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: cupboard, loo, press, W.C., wardrobe, water closet
 See Also: airing cupboard, armoire, article of furniture, bathroom, booth, broom closet, can, clothes closet, clothespress, coat closet, confine, cubicle, furniture, john, kiosk, lav, lavatory, piece of furniture, privy, room, safe, shelf, stall, storage space, supply closet, toilet



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Clos"et\, n. [OF. closet little inclosure, dim. of clos.
    See {Close} an inclosure.]
    1. A small room or apartment for retirement; a room for
             A chair-lumbered closet, just twelve feet by nine.
             When thou prayest, enter into thy closet. --Matt.
                                                   vi. 6.
    2. A small apartment, or recess in the side of a room, for
       household utensils, clothing, etc. --Dryden.
    {Closet sin}, sin commited in privacy. --Bp. Hall.
  2. \Clos"et\, v. t. [imp. & p. pr. & vb. n. {Closeting}.]
    1. To shut up in, or as in, a closet; to conceal. [R.]
             Bedlam's closeted and handcuffed charge. --Cowper.
    2. To make into a closet for a secret interview.
             He was to call a new legislature, to closet its
             members.                              --Bancroft.
             He had been closeted with De Quadra.  --Froude.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a closet in your dream, symbolizes something in your life that you have kept hidden. It may also signify an unveiling of previously hidden aspects of yourself, as in "coming out of the closet".
Easton Bible Dictionary

as used in the New Testament, signifies properly a storehouse (Luke 12: 24), and hence a place of privacy and retirement (Matt. 6:6; Luke 12:3).

Thesaurus Terms
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