Translation of box in Spanish:


caja, n.

Pronunciation /bɑks/ /bɒks/

See Spanish definition of caja


  • 1

    • 1.1(container, contents)

      caja feminine
      (large) cajón masculine
      (for piece of jewelry, pen etc) estuche masculine
      ballot box urna
      • collection box alcancía
      • jewellery box joyero
      • 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

    • 1.2British Sport

      protector masculine
      concha feminine Mexico

  • 2

    • 2.1(on form)

      casilla feminine
      to tick all the boxes cumplir (con) todos los requisitos

    • 2.2penalty box

      (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 feminine
      (de castigo) (in ice hockey) banquillo masculine

    • 2.3(in baseball)

      (with masculine article in the singular) área feminine

    • 2.4British (at road junction)

      parrilla feminine

  • 3

    • 3.1(in theater)

      palco masculine

    • 3.2(booth)

      cabina feminine
      commentary box cabina de comentaristas
      • sentry box garita

  • 4British Christmas box

    aguinaldo masculine
  • 5mainly British informal

    the box la tele informal
    • what's on the box? ¿qué dan en la tele?
  • 6

    a box around the ears un sopapo
  • 7

    boj masculine

intransitive verb

  • 1


transitive verb

  • 1

    (put in boxes)
    poner en una caja
  • 2

    • 2.1(hit)

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

    • 2.2Sport

      boxear con
      boxear contra
      pelear con
      pelear contra
      • If you wanted to make a film on how to box, he would be the fighter you would want to film.
      • They were on the table, and I wanted those fights before I boxed for the British title.
      • Another thing they shared was the ability to box effectively while still carrying knockout power in either fist.
      • Why does this boy never have a chance to box overseas and fight real boxers and make real money?
      • Mnguni admitted their fight plan was to box outside and keep Jacobs at the end of his punches while effectively using the perimeter of the ring.
      • No fighting style remains a mystery to Hopkins inside the ring and he can box with you or brawl - it does not matter.
      • When a shot is in the air, he looks immediately for an opponent to box away from the goal.
      • Ntontela who is known for his fierce fighting prowess chose to box instead of doing what he knows best.
      • He was boxing against an opponent who had never been beaten in 45 contests and one of the hottest young boxers in Ireland.
      • McCullough's career was put on hold for over a year when he was refused a license to box by the British Boxing Board of Control following a brain scan.
      • He could punch or box, he had great stamina, fought the best the division had to offer and had one of the best chins in boxing history.
      • Tall, rangy, smart, powerful southpaws who can box might be Roy's kryptonite.
      • How would he have done if he boxed as a cruiserweight?
      • You have been boxing as a pro since 1992; how much longer do you think you can stay at the top?
      • But when I first started to box, it had nothing to do with money or anything.
      • This man, who weighed 240 pounds and could box, had a good jab, a solid chin, and could punch.
      • Again, recuperative powers allowed him to box cleanly and win the round.
      • He continued to box after losing to him, but he never fully recovered.
      • As a child, Arguello was a street fighter, and learned how to box from a family member in Managua.
      • You risk all sorts of things, even without boxing competitively.