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n., adj., v. -et•ed, -et•ing. n.
closet- First denoted a private or small room.
cupboard wardrobe closet
A cupboard is a piece of furniture with doors at the front and usually shelves inside.
Cupboards in American English are built-in shelves behind doors. They are mainly found in kitchens.
A wardrobe is a tall piece of furniture, usually in a bedroom, that has space for hanging clothes.
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.
Past participle: closeted
|Noun||1.||closet - 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
|2.||closet - a toilet in Britain|
|3.||closet - a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes|
armoire - a large wardrobe or cabinet; originally used for storing weapons
coat closet - a closet for storing outerwear
|4.||closet - a small private room for study or prayer|
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
shelf - a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
|Verb||1.||closet - confine to a small space, as for intensive work|
confine - prevent from leaving or from being removed
to come out of the closet (fig) [gay person] → révéler son homosexualité