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cab·i·net

cabinet

 
 
pronunciation:
kae b niht
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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. Cabinets are used to store or hold objects.
There is aspirin in the bathroom cabinet.
 
synonyms:
chest, cupboard, dresser
similar words:
bookcase, buffet, bureau, desk, furniture, hutch, secretary, table, wardrobe
definition 2: (often capitalized) a group of officials who give advice to the head of a government.
The President met with the Cabinet to discuss the plan.
synonyms:
council
similar words:
administration, advisers, board, committee, panel
Word Builder: cabinet +
  • cabinetmaker:
    a person who makes furniture out of wood.
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