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Wardrobe vs. Cupboard

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Main Difference

The main difference between Wardrobe and Cupboard is that the Wardrobe is a storage cabinet and Cupboard is a closed or open-shelved side table for displaying dishware, more specifically plates, cups and saucers.

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  • 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.

  • Cupboard (noun)

    A used to buffet.

  • Cupboard (noun)

    Things displayed on a sideboard; dishware, particularly valuable plate.

  • Cupboard (noun)

    A storing cookware, dishware, or food; similar cabinets or closets used for storing other items.

    "Put the cups back into the cupboard."

  • Cupboard (noun)

    Things stored in a cupboard; particularly food.

  • Cupboard (verb)

    To collect, as into a cupboard; to hoard. from 16th century.

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  • 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.

  • Cupboard (noun)

    A board or shelf for cups and dishes.

  • Cupboard (noun)

    A small closet in a room, with shelves to receive cups, dishes, food, etc.; hence, any small closet.

  • Cupboard

    To collect, as into a cupboard; to hoard.

Webster Dictionary
  • 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

  • Cupboard (noun)

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

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