English to Afrikaans Meaning :: closet

kas
Closet :
kas
- kasclosetedclosetingkaste
 

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Noun(1) a small room (or recess(2) a toilet in Britain(3) a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes(4) a small private room for study or prayer
Verb(1) confine to a small space, as for intensive work

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(1) That's changing as more of us come out of the closet - hence the improving statistics on gay-marriage support.(2) Victory is not won in the pulpit by firing intellectual bullets or wisecracks, but in the prayer closet .(3) It's time for lesbian breakups to come out of the closet .(4) Another described the huts of hermits on remote islands off the coast of Ireland and asked if I was constructing a prayer closet .(5) It's hard to find an environmentalist who is not a closet socialist - with a nice condo in the suburbs and two cars in the garage.(6) He's obviously terrible in bed, and there's one scene that suggests he's a closet homosexual - so what's to admire?(7) He, along with the others, was waiting for me by the second floor janitorial closet , a secluded and unused room just under the side stairwell.(8) The Left needs to come out of the closet about its spiritual dimensions.(9) The church has been ordaining closet homosexuals for 2000 years, but it seems to have problems ordaining honest ones.(10) It must have taken courage to come out of the closet , even on that limited scale; congratulations.(11) What's the best way for a gay or lesbian to come out of the closet ?(12) Suddenly they pulled him into a room that looked more like a janitor's closet then anything else.(13) He is a closet homosexual, quite clearly, and I'd advise him to act on his feelings.(14) It became impossible to closet millions of people behind a physical wall that was so easily penetrated by informatics.(15) I sat in my room, in my closet to be exact, and stared at the wall with my journal lying on my lap, waiting for me to fill its pages with tonight's occurrences.(16) Of course, there's always the possibility that she's got her own kind of closet issues.
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Synonyms
Noun
1. cabinet ::
kabinet
2. cupboard ::
kas
3. wardrobe ::
klerekas
4. armoire ::
armoire
5. locker ::
locker
Verb
6. shut away ::
toegesluit weg
7. sequester ::
anneksasie
8. seclude ::
afsonder
9. cloister ::
klooster
10. confine ::
beperk
11. isolate ::
isoleer
Adjective
12. secret ::
geheim
13. covert ::
koverte
14. private ::
privaat
15. surreptitious ::
onderlangse
16. clandestine ::
klandestiene
17. underground ::
ondergronds
18. furtive ::
skugter
Different Forms
closet, closeted, closeting, closets
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Penny, I have a couple of questions
about your closet.

Penny, I have a couple of questions about your CLOSET.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 19


They don\'t know you\'re here with us,
so you hide in the closet.

They don't know you're here with us, so you hide in the CLOSET.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 19


We\'d just show him the closet and
let the goblins in his head take it from there.

We'd just show him the CLOSET and let the goblins in his head take it from there.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 19


I\'m bound by closet organizer-organizee
confidentiality.

I'm bound by CLOSET organizer-organizee confidentiality.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 19


No, he\'s our guest. We can\'t ask him
to straighten our closet.

No, he's our guest. We can't ask him to straighten our CLOSET.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 19


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