What does cabinet mean?

Definitions for cabinetˈkæb ə nɪt, ˈkæb nɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cabinet.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cabinet(noun)

    a piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display

  2. cabinet(noun)

    persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers

  3. cabinet, locker, storage locker(noun)

    a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock

  4. cabinet, console(noun)

    housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television

Wiktionary

  1. cabinet(Noun)

    A storage closet either separate from, or built into, a wall.

  2. cabinet(Noun)

    A size of photograph, specifically one measuring 3u215E" by 5u00BD".

  3. cabinet(Noun)

    A group of advisors to a government or business entity.

  4. cabinet(Noun)

    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.

  5. cabinet(Noun)

    A small chamber or private room.

  6. cabinet(Noun)

    (often capitalized) a collection of art or ethnographic objects

  7. cabinet(Noun)

    milkshake

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cabinet(noun)

    a hut; a cottage; a small house

  2. Cabinet(noun)

    a small room, or retired apartment; a closet

  3. Cabinet(noun)

    a private room in which consultations are held

  4. Cabinet(noun)

    the advisory council of the chief executive officer of a nation; a cabinet council

  5. Cabinet(noun)

    a set of drawers or a cupboard intended to contain articles of value. Hence:

  6. Cabinet(noun)

    a decorative piece of furniture, whether open like an etagere or closed with doors. See Etagere

  7. Cabinet(noun)

    any building or room set apart for the safe keeping and exhibition of works of art, etc.; also, the collection itself

  8. Cabinet(adj)

    suitable for a cabinet; small

  9. Cabinet(verb)

    to inclose

  10. Origin: [F., dim. of cabine or cabane. See Cabin, n.]

Freebase

  1. Cabinet

    A cabinet is a group of high-ranking government officials, typically representing the executive branch. In some countries, the cabinet is named "Council of Ministers".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cabinet

    kab′in-et, n. (obs.) a little cabin or hut: (Shak.) the bed or nest of a beast or bird: a small room, closet, or private apartment: a case of drawers for articles of value: a private room for consultation, esp. a king's—hence The Cabinet, a limited number of the chief ministers who govern England, being the leaders of the majority in parliament.—ns. Cab′inet-coun′cil, a council or consultation of the members of the Cabinet; Cab′inet-edi′tion (of a book), one less in size and price than a library edition, but still elegant in format; Cab′inet-mak′er, a maker of cabinets and other fine furniture; Cab′inet-phō′tograph, one of the size larger than a carte-de-visite. [Dim. of Cabin; cf. mod. Fr. cabinet.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cabinet' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1568

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cabinet' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3069

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cabinet' in Nouns Frequency: #679

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cabinet in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cabinet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau:

    It's 2015. (In response to being questioned on why he implemented gender equality in his cabinet)

  2. Ronald Reagan:

    I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet meeting.

  3. Bontoi Munkhdul:

    I'm sure he'll try (to fix Oyu Tolgoi) but he was in the cabinet for the past three years and we're still at a deadlock, But he's well liked in the business community.

  4. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    Kevin Rudd has requested that the Australian government nominate him, and as the prime minister has indicated on a number of occasions that'll be a matter for the cabinet, i'll certainly put the matter forward. It'll be a matter for the cabinet.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I still have people out there waiting to be approved and everyone knows they're gonna be approved, it's just a delay, delay, delay, it's really sad. We still don't have our Cabinet. ... I hate having a Cabinet meeting and I see all these empty seats.

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