Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun boxing

2 senses of boxing

Sense 1
boxing, pugilism, fisticuffs -- (fighting with the fists)
       => contact sport -- (a sport that necessarily involves body contact between opposing players)

Sense 2
packing, boxing -- (the enclosure of something in a package or box)
       => enclosure, enclosing, envelopment, inclosure -- (the act of enclosing something inside something else)

Antonyms of verb box

1 of 3 senses of box

Sense 1
box, package -- (put into a box; "box the gift, please")
       Antonym of unbox (Sense 1)
      => unbox -- (remove from a box; "unbox the presents")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb box

3 senses of box

Sense 1
box, package -- (put into a box; "box the gift, please")
       => encase, incase, case -- (enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud")

Sense 2
box -- (hit with the fist; "I'll box your ears!")
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 3
box -- (engage in a boxing match)
       => contend, fight, struggle -- (be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country")

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