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Noun: closet  kló-zit
  1. A small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
    - cupboard
     
  2. A tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
    - wardrobe, press
     
  3. A small private room for study or prayer
     
  4. [archaic] A room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    - toilet, lavatory, lav [informal], can [N. Amer, informal], john [informal], bathroom, water closet [Brit], W.C. [Brit], loo [Brit, informal], bog [Brit, informal]
Verb: closet  kló-zit
  1. Confine to a small space, as for intensive work

Derived forms: closeted, closeting, closets

Type of: article of furniture, confine, furniture, piece of furniture, room, storage space

Encyclopedia: Closet