What does Cabinet mean?

Definitions for Cabinet
ˈkæb ə nɪt, ˈkæb nɪtCab·i·net

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cabinetnoun

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

  2. cabinetnoun

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

  3. cabinet, locker, storage lockernoun

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

  4. cabinet, consolenoun

    housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television

Wiktionary

  1. cabinetnoun

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

  2. cabinetnoun

    A size of photograph, specifically one measuring 3⅞" by 5½".

  3. cabinetnoun

    A group of advisors to a government or business entity.

  4. cabinetnoun

    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. cabinetnoun

    A small chamber or private room.

  6. cabinetnoun

    (often capitalized) a collection of art or ethnographic objects

  7. cabinetnoun

    milkshake

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cabinetnoun

    a hut; a cottage; a small house

  2. Cabinetnoun

    a small room, or retired apartment; a closet

  3. Cabinetnoun

    a private room in which consultations are held

  4. Cabinetnoun

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

  5. Cabinetnoun

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

  6. Cabinetnoun

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

  7. Cabinetnoun

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

  8. Cabinetadjective

    suitable for a cabinet; small

  9. Cabinetverb

    to inclose

  10. Etymology: [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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. cabinet

    A type of furniture created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles.

    The cabinet within the sitting room was so beautiful and solid, myself and my fiance love it very much.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020  
  2. cabinet

    A unity government leadership structure within a form of unity government cocreated by the director of unity government through a discussion with the leader of each political party elected to government and representation from the elected independent politicians, each member of unity government chosen to this team has the specific and accurate ability, experience, skills, knowledge, training, tools, accountability, roles and responsibilities assigned within unity government to manage specific unity government departments working as a team of people who choose to focus positively on cocreating in order of priority, optimum health, human rights, right to life, democracy, civil rights, shared prosperity for all, stability, unity government, solidarity, cohesion, animal rights, right to housing, social housing building projects, affordable housing building projects, right to free education, right to parent, right to free preschool education, right to a standard of living, the living wage as a starting wage, right to internet access, economic stability, financial stability, equal rights, equal opportunities, employment rights, childrens rights, sustainable development, sustainable development goals, united partnership, multi-party working, community empowerment systems, equal distribution of income, wealth, justness and fairness across society, the country, europe and the world and contribute to the cocreation of global and national peace agreements, peace treaties, the universes truth and a fair, just and transparent system of checks and balances.

    The new cabinet of the unity government are from each political party and some independent politicians with the specific and accurate knowledge to lead and manage the unity government departments.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 5, 2020  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Cabinet

    The designation of Ministers of State, who first conducted their deliberations in a cabinet, from the Italian gabinetto, a small room. A picture or photograph of this size received its name from the apartment for which it was best suited.

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

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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

Examples of Cabinet in a Sentence

  1. Antony Blinken:

    When it comes to oil, Russian oil, I was on the phone yesterday with the President and other members of the Cabinet on exactly the subject, and we are now talking to our European partners and allies to look in a coordinated way at the prospect of banning the import of Russian oil while making sure that there is still an appropriate supply of oil in world markets.

  2. Vice President Biden on Tuesday:

    Vice President Biden on Tuesday said. Clinton, the Democratic presidential front-runner and former secretary of state, has claimed she recommended to President Obama that President Obama go ahead, while President Obama advisers were split. The VP comments come as Vice President Biden on Tuesday weighs whether to enter the 2016 Democratic presidential race. It's unclear whether Vice President Biden on Tuesday intentionally challenged Clinton's account, or simply offered an inadvertently flawed retelling of events. Biden on Tuesday also contradicted Vice President Biden on Tuesday past recollections of the deliberations, telling the forum that while Vice President Biden on Tuesday privately supported the raid, Vice President Biden on Tuesday did n’t want to say so in front of everyone else as it risked undercutting his relationship with President Obama if the president decided against the raid. Vice President Biden on Tuesday said Vice President Biden on Tuesday only advised President Obama to go ahead when the two were alone -- after advising in a Cabinet meeting that there should be another pass with a surveillance drone to make sure bin Laden really was at the compound. As we walked out of the room and walked up the stairs, I told Vice President Biden on Tuesday my opinion that I thought Vice President Biden on Tuesday should go but to follow Vice President Biden on Tuesday own instincts, i never, on a difficult issue, never say what I think finally until I go up in the Oval with Vice President Biden on Tuesday alone.

  3. David Cameron:

    I have negotiated a deal to give the UK special status in the EU. I will be recommending it to Cabinet tomorrow. Press conference shortly.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    With bipartisan cooperation, the Senate can send a bill to the House quickly so that they can take action as well, the situation for furloughed employees isnt getting any brighter and the crisis at the border isnt improved by show votes. But the Presidents plan is a path toward addressing both issues quickly. The Senate bill also provides $ 12.7 billion in supplemental disaster relief for victims of last years hurricanes in the southeastern U.S. and wildfires in California, among other events. The Senate bill also provides funding for nine of the 15 Cabinet-level departments includingAgriculture, Homeland Security, State, Transportation, Interior and Justice that have not been funded since the partial shutdown began Dec. 22. E-VERIFY EMPLOYEES CAN RETURN TO WORK DESPITE PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, DHS SAYS Both houses of Congress are scheduled to be back in session Tuesday, but senators who will be given 24 hours notice ahead of any vote have yet to be recalled to Washington.House Democrats, for theirpart, plan to push ahead with votes on their own legislation to re-open the government and add $ 1 billion for border security including 75 more immigration judges and infrastructure improvements but no funding for the wall. The office of Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., reiterated Monday that Democrats were unwilling to negotiate any border security funding until Trump re-opens the government.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I like acting. It gives me more flexibility. Do you understand that? i like acting. So we have a few that are acting. We have a great, great Cabinet.

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