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A stoutly made box or safe in which valuables are deposited.
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(Furniture) a specially designed box or safe in which valuables are locked for safety
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(ˈstrɔŋˌbɒks, ˈstrɒŋ-)

a strongly made, lockable box or chest for safeguarding valuables or money.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strongbox - a strongly made box for holding money or valuablesstrongbox - a strongly made box for holding money or valuables; can be locked
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
cashbox, money box, till - a strongbox for holding cash
safe - strongbox where valuables can be safely kept
deposit box, lockbox, safe-deposit, safe-deposit box, safety deposit box, safety-deposit - a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
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[ˈstrɒŋbɒks] Ncaja f fuerte
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[ˈstrɒŋbɒks] ncoffre-fort m
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[ˈstrɒŋˌbɒks] ncassaforte f
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(stroŋ) adjective
1. firm, sound, or powerful, and therefore not easily broken, destroyed, attacked, defeated, resisted, or affected by weariness, illness etc. strong furniture; a strong castle; a strong wind; She's a strong swimmer; He has a very strong will/personality; He has never been very strong (= healthy); He is not strong enough to lift that heavy table.
2. very noticeable; very intense. a strong colour; a strong smell.
3. containing a large amount of the flavouring ingredient. strong tea.
4. (of a group, force etc) numbering a particular amount. An army 20,000 strong was advancing towards the town.
ˈstrongly adverb
strength (streŋθ) noun
1. the quality of being strong. He got his strength back slowly after his illness; I hadn't the strength to resist him.
2. the number of people etc in a force, organization etc, considered as an indication of its power or effectiveness. The force is below strength.
strengthen (ˈstreŋθən) verb
to make or become strong or stronger. He did exercises to strengthen his muscles; The wind strengthened.
ˈstrongbox noun
a safe or box for valuables.
strong drink
alcoholic liquors.
ˈstronghold noun
a fort, fortress or castle etc.
strong language
swearing or abuse.
ˌstrong-ˈminded adjective
having determination.
strong point
a quality, skill etc in which a person excels. Arithmetic isn't one of my strong points.
strongroom noun
a room specially constructed for keeping valuable articles, with thick walls and a heavy steel door etc.
on the strength of
relying on. On the strength of this offer of money, we plan to start building soon.
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References in classic literature ?
"Please to know, Monsieur Porthos," said she, "that my strongbox, the strongbox of a procurator's wife though if may be, is better filled than those of your affected minxes."
He is a millionaire, and they have made him a baron, and now he is the Baron Danglars, with a fine residence in the Rue de Mont-Blanc, with ten horses in his stables, six footmen in his ante-chamber, and I know not how many millions in his strongbox."
Then one of the men brought the Knight a strongbox, which he opened and took from it a bag and counted out five hundred pounds, the sum he had gotten from Robin.
In the contrary event there would be nothing for it but to wait for her recovery or her death--with the money belonging to her sealed up, and deposited in the landlord's strongbox.
The strongbox, which still had floorboards attached to the bottom, was found on August 4 in Llandudno.
And new to Proven Winners this spring is Strongbox, a female that is a bit broader and less rounded.
A courtier beside the queen, presumably the first minister of overseas colonies, carries a strongbox in the shape of a fortress, possibly containing the treasures of the Ultramar, the lands at the edge of the ocean.
Community drum circles are run monthly and public drum lessons are done weekly at The Strongbox in West Bay."
But one who clung to a shotgun, "a comforting weight in his hands," when he sets out to rob the stagecoaches of that firm, referred to as "the Company," of whom we are told "the frugality of Henry Wells and William Fargo was nearly as infamous as their business practices." His object was only the ironbound strongbox held at the driver's feet, never harming any passengers in the process.
"The Van Buren Boys" (S8E14), "The Strongbox" (S9E14), "The Burning" (S9E16)
She and her beau at the time decided to relieve the Globe to Florence, Arizona, stagecoach of its strongbox in order to acquire travel funds.