A common, corrugated cardboard box.

A box (noun) is an object used to store or hold items. They are generally cube-shaped. Boxes can be made from various materials, such as plastic, cardboard, and wood.


Boxes are common objects used for storing goods for long or short periods of time. Boxes can be used when transporting goods, or when storing goods permanently.


Boxes can be made from most solid materials. These include:

  • Cardboard
  • Plastics
  • Metals
  • Wood
  • Paper

Using the Word

"I will put this in the box."

"Please, carry this box."

The word 'box' is a noun.