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Closet vs. Wardrobe

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The main difference between Closet and Wardrobe is that the A closet is an enclosed space, a cabinet, or a cupboard in a house or building used for general storage or hanging or storing clothes and Wardrobe is a storage cabinet.

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  • Closet (noun)

    Any private area, particularly bowers in the open air.

  • Closet (noun)

    Any private or inner room, particularly:

  • Closet (noun)

    A private room used by women to groom and dress themselves.

  • Closet (noun)

    A private room used for prayer or other devotions.

  • Closet (noun)

    A place of (usually fanciful) contemplation and theorizing.

  • Closet (noun)

    A pew or side-chapel reserved for a monarch or other feudal lord.

  • Closet (noun)

    A private cabinet, particularly:

  • Closet (noun)

    The private residence or private council chamber of a monarch.

  • Closet (noun)

    One used to store valuables.

  • Closet (noun)

    One used to store curiosities.

  • Closet (noun)

    One used to store food or other household supplies: a cupboard.

  • Closet (noun)

    Any small room or side-room, particularly:

  • Closet (noun)

    A secret or hiding place, particularly the hiding place in English idioms such as in the closet and skeleton in the closet.

    "The closet can be a scary place for a gay teenager."

    "He's so far in the closet, he can w|The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe|see Narnia."

  • Closet (noun)

    One intended for storing clothes or bedclothes.

  • Closet (noun)

    An ordinary similar to a bar but half as broad.

  • Closet (noun)

    A sewer.

  • Closet (adjective)

    Private.

  • Closet (adjective)

    Secret, especially with reference to gay people who are in the closet; closeted.

    "He's a closet case."

  • Closet (verb)

    To shut away for private discussion.

    "The ambassador has been closeted with the prime minister all afternoon. We're all worried what will be announced when they exit."

  • Closet (verb)

    To put into a private place for a secret interview or interrogation.

  • Closet (verb)

    To shut up in, or as in, a closet for concealment or confinement.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    A room for keeping clothes and armor safe, particularly a dressing room or walk-in closet beside a bedroom.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    A governmental office or department in a monarchy which purchases, keeps, and cares for royal clothes.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    The building housing such a department.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    Any closet used for storing anything.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    A room for keeping costumes and other property safe at a theater; a prop room.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    The department of a theater, movie studio, etc which purchases, keeps, and cares for costumes; its staff; its room(s) or building(s).

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    A movable cupboard or cabinet designed for storing clothes, particularly as a large piece of bedroom furniture.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    A tall built-in cupboard or closet for storing clothes, often including a rail for coat-hangers, and usually located in a bedroom.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    Anything that similarly stores or houses something.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    The contents of a wardrobe: an individual's entire collection of clothing.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    Any collection of clothing.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    Any collection of anything.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    A private chamber, particularly one used for sleeping or urinating and defecating.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    Badger feces, particularly used in tracking game.

  • Wardrobe (verb)

    To act as a wardrobe department, to provide clothing or sets of clothes.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Closet (noun)

    A small room or apartment for retirement; a room for privacy.

  • Closet (noun)

    A small apartment, or recess in the side of a room, for household utensils, clothing, etc.

  • Closet

    To shut up in, or as in, a closet; to conceal.

  • Closet

    To make into a closet for a secret interview.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    A room or apartment where clothes are kept, or wearing apparel is stored; a portable closet for hanging up clothes.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    Wearing apparel, in general; articles of dress or personal decoration.

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    A privy.

Webster Dictionary
  • Closet (noun)

    a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space

  • Closet (noun)

    a toilet in England

  • Closet (noun)

    a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes

  • Closet (noun)

    a small private room for study or prayer

  • Closet (verb)

    confine to a small space, as for intensive work

  • Closet (adjective)

    (of information) given in confidence or in secret;

    "closet information"

    "this arrangement must be kept confidential"

    "their secret communications"

  • Closet (adjective)

    indulging only covertly;

    "a closet alcoholic"

    "closet liberals"

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    collection of clothing belonging to one person

  • Wardrobe (noun)

    collection of costumes belonging to a theatrical company

Princeton's WordNet

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