Translation of box in Spanish:

box

caja, n.

Pronunciation /bɑks//bɒks/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(container, contents)

      caja feminine
      (large) cajón masculine
      (for piece of jewelry, pen etc) estuche masculine
      ballot box urna feminine
      • before noun collection box alcancía
      • jewellery box alhajero
      • tool box caja de herramientas
      • if I leave this house, it'll be in a box solo saldré de esta casa con los pies por delante
      • to think outside the box tener ideas fuera de serie / de lo común

    • 1.2British Sport
      (protector)

      protector masculine
      concha feminine Mexico

  • 2

    • 2.1(on form)

      casilla feminine
      to tick all the boxes cubrir todas las plazas

    • 2.2penalty box

      (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) (in soccer) área
      (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) (in soccer) área de penalty
      (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) (in soccer) área de castigo
      (in ice hockey) banquillo masculine

      de castigo

    • 2.3(in baseball)

      (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) área

    • 2.4British (at road junction)

      parrilla feminine

  • 3

    • 3.1(in theater)

      palco masculine

    • 3.2(booth)

      cabina feminine
      before noun commentary box cabina de comentaristas feminine
      • sentry box garita

  • 4Christmas box
    British

    aguinaldo masculine
  • 5Britishinformal

    (television)
    the box la caja tonta informal
    • what's on the box? ¿qué dan en la tele?
  • 6

    (thump)
    a box around the ears un sopapo
  • 7

    (shrub)
    boj masculine

intransitive verb

  • 1

    boxear

transitive verb

  • 1

    (put in boxes)
    poner en una caja
    embalar
  • 2

    (hit)
    to box sb around the ear(s) darle un sopapo a algn
  • 3

    Sport
    (fight)
    boxear con
    boxear contra
    pelear con
    pelear contra