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cup·board

 (kŭb′ərd)
n.
A closet or cabinet, usually with shelves for storing food, crockery, and utensils.

cupboard

(ˈkʌbəd)
n
(Furniture) a piece of furniture or a recessed area of a room, with a door concealing storage space

cup•board

(ˈkʌb ərd)

n.
a closet with shelves for dishes, cups, food, etc.
[1275–1325]

cupboard

wardrobecloset
1. 'cupboard'

A cupboard is a piece of furniture with doors at the front and usually shelves inside.

The kitchen cupboard is stocked with tins of soup.

Cupboards in American English are built-in shelves behind doors. They are mainly found in kitchens.

She was in the kitchen, opening cupboards, moving boxes and cans to see what lay behind.
2. 'wardrobe'

A wardrobe is a tall piece of furniture, usually in a bedroom, that has space for hanging clothes.

I hung my dress up in the wardrobe.
3. 'closet'

A wardrobe is sometimes built into the wall of a room, rather than being a separate piece of furniture. In American English, a built-in wardrobe is called a closet.

There's an iron in the closet.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cupboard - a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage spacecupboard - a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
airing cupboard - a warm cupboard where you put newly washed clothes until they are completely dry
broom closet - a small room for storing brooms and other cleaning equipment
safe - a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests
storage space - the area in any structure that provides space for storage
supply closet - a closet for storing supplies

cupboard

noun cabinet, closet, locker, press The kitchen cupboard was stocked with tins of food.

Cupboards and cabinets

ambry, armoire, bookcase, buffet, bureau, cabinet, canterbury, cellaret, chest, chest of drawers, chest-on-chest, chiffonier or chiffonnier, closet, clothes-press, commode, console, Coolgardie safe, court cupboard, credence table or credenza, dooket (Scot.), drawer, dresser, filing cabinet, étagère, garderobe (archaic), highboy (U.S.), larder, locker, lowboy (U.S.), medicine chest, pantry, press, safe, shelf, sideboard, stand, tallboy, vitrine, wardrobe, Welsh dresser, whatnot
Translations
skříňkredenc
skabskabsrum
astiakaappikaappi
ormar
faliszekrényארון משקאות
skápur; kompa
戸棚
찬장
omara
kredenac
skåp
ตู้
tủ đựng chén bát

cupboard

[ˈkʌbəd]
A. N (free-standing) → armario m; (built-in) → armario m, closet/clóset m (LAm), placar(d) m (S. Cone)
B. CPD cupboard love N (Brit) → amor m interesado

cupboard

[ˈkʌbərd] nplacard m
kitchen cupboard → placard m
store cupboard → placard m
stationery cupboard → armoire à fournitures airing cupboardcupboard love n (British)amour m intéressé

cupboard

nSchrank m

cupboard

[ˈkʌbəd] narmadio

cup

(kap) noun
1. a usually round hollow container to hold liquid for drinking, often with a handle. a teacup; a cup of tea.
2. an ornamental vessel, usually of silver or other metal, given as a prize in sports events etc. They won the Football League Cup.
verbpast tense, past participle cupped
1. to form (one's hands) into the shape of a cup. He cupped his hands round his mouth and called.
2. to hold (something) in one's cupped hands. He cupped the egg in his hands.
ˈcupful noun
three cupfuls of water.
cupboard (ˈkabəd) noun
(American ˈcloset) a cabinet of any size up to that of a small room for storing anything. Put the food in the cupboard; a broom cupboard.
cup final
the final match in a football competition in which the prize is a cup.
ˈcup-tie noun
one of a series of games in a football competition in which the prize is a cup.
one's cup of tea
the sort of thing one likes or prefers. Classical music is not my cup of tea.

cupboard

خِزَانَة لِلَأطْبَاق والكُؤوس skříň skab Schrank ντουλάπι aparador, armario kaappi placard ormar credenza 戸棚 찬장 kast skap kredens armário буфет skåp ตู้ dolap tủ đựng chén bát 小橱
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For example, I see in yonder cupboard near which you are standing, several of what you call boxes (but like everything else in Flatland, they have no tops nor bottoms) full of money; I see also two tablets of accounts.
I roused myself as well as I could, and began my examination of the first cupboard.
On baking day she determined to shut them up in a cupboard.
When at last I reached our lodgings I was tired and sleepy, and glad enough to settle down again into the easy-chair, while Arthur hospitably went to his cupboard, to get me out some cake and wine, without which, he declared, he could not, as a doctor, permit my going to bed.
In a cupboard filled with books he came across one with brightly colored pictures--it was a child's illustrated alphabet--
She read it three times: she then knew it by heart; so she put the fish into the cupboard --for it might very well be eaten, and she never threw anything away.
He had found time to open the corner cupboard and bring out a great case bottle of aqua vitae, and now sat with his back towards me at the table.
Each head was in a separate cupboard lined with velvet.
I don't know what you mean," remarked his wife in a tone perfectly casual, but standing stock still between the table and the cupboard.
To get anything out of the cupboard we had to scramble over the bed, and a large percentage of the various commodities thus obtained was absorbed by the bedclothes.
We've got all sorts of secret stories in that cupboard.
He pointed to a little triangular cupboard of old worm-eaten walnut-wood fixed high in a corner of the room.