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SEALED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sealed mean? 

SEALED (adjective)
  The adjective SEALED has 7 senses:

1. established irrevocably
2. closed or secured with or as if with a seal
3. undisclosed for the time being
4. determined irrevocably
5. having been paved
6. covered with a waterproof coating
7. (of walls) covered with a coat of plaster

  Familiarity information: SEALED used as an adjective is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


SEALED (adjective)


Sense 1sealed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Established irrevocably

Synonyms:

sealed; certain

Context example:

his fate is sealed

Antonym:

unsealed (not established or confirmed)


Sense 2sealed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Closed or secured with or as if with a seal

Context examples:

my lips are sealed / the package is still sealed / the premises are sealed

Similar:

unopened (not yet opened or unsealed)

corked (sealed with a cork)

sealed off (closed or secured tightly so as to prevent ingress or egress)

stamped (marked with the impression of a seal)

Also:

closed (not open or affording passage or access)

Antonym:

unsealed (not closed or secured with or as if with a seal)


Sense 3sealed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Undisclosed for the time being

Context examples:

sealed orders / a sealed move in chess

Similar:

concealed (hidden on any grounds for any motive)


Sense 4sealed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Determined irrevocably

Context example:

his fate is sealed

Similar:

irrevocable; irrevokable (incapable of being retracted or revoked)


Sense 5sealed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having been paved

Similar:

paved (covered with a firm surface)

Domain region:

Australia; Commonwealth of Australia (a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony)


Sense 6sealed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Covered with a waterproof coating

Context example:

a sealed driveway

Similar:

covered (overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form)


Sense 7sealed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of walls) covered with a coat of plaster

Synonyms:

plastered; sealed

Similar:

covered (overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form)


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