IPA: kˈæbʌnʌt


  • A storage closet either separate from, or built into, a wall.
  • A cupboard.
  • (figuratively) A source of valuable things; a storehouse.
  • The upright assembly that houses a coin-operated arcade game, a cab.
  • (historical) A size of photograph, specifically one measuring 3⅞" by 5½".
  • A group of advisors to a government or business entity.
  • (politics, often capitalized) In parliamentary and some other systems of government, the group of ministers responsible for creating government policy and for overseeing the departments comprising the executive branch.
  • (Kentucky) A cabinet-level agency in the executive branch; that is, an agency headed by a member of the governor's cabinet.
  • (archaic) A small chamber or private room.
  • (often capitalized) A collection of art or ethnographic objects.
  • (dialectal, Rhode Island) Milkshake.
  • (obsolete) A hut; a cottage; a small house.
  • An enclosure for mechanical or electrical equipment.

Examples of "cabinet" in Sentences

  • The Communists left the cabinet.
  • The stable was named The Cabinet.
  • The magician is sealed in the cabinet.
  • The saucers are placed in the cabinet.
  • Hain is answerable only to the Cabinet.
  • Cabinet reshuffles in the United Kingdom.
  • He is officially the head of the cabinet.
  • The nation is the plaything of this cabinet.
  • The Cabinet unanimously approved the resolution.
  • The kitchen is the original, even the cabinets and sink.
  • (_Moving to cabinet, puts curtains and work-box on top of cabinet_.)
  • By the way, the liquor cabinet is concealed behind the Yoshinaga shrine.
  • The back of the cabinet is also equipped with openings to allow cables to pass through.
  • I like it more than coffee; my coffee cabinet is filled with more tea that I can cound on both hands.
  • Peter Black notes that Jane's track record as a member of the cabinet is about as popular as a Rancor at a Jawaese wedding.
  • Above the cabinet is my snake mask I bought in Bhutan, my ladies 'wig for those late nights clubbing, and a heavy-duty plastic skull my dad picked up in medical school.
  • He was commenting on the all-out effort by party leaders, including certain cabinet members, to pressure the National Prosecuting Authority not to pursue the corruption charges that had been lingering since 2005.
  • And, his appointment as Minister of National Defence and Veterans Affairs on October 4, 1996, illustrates that the reward for a job well done in cabinet is more often the awarding of an even greater challenge than what was met in the past.

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