sealed Definition

  • 1closed or fastened tightly so that air, liquid, or gas cannot escape or enter
  • 2decided or agreed upon and not subject to change

Using sealed: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "sealed" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The letter was sealed with wax.

  • Example

    The room was sealed to prevent the gas from escaping.

  • Example

    The deal was sealed with a handshake.

  • Example

    The fate of the project was sealed when the budget was cut.

sealed Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with sealed

  • to close an area or prevent access to it


    The police have sealed off the area around the crime scene.

  • a bid submitted in a sealed envelope, typically used in auctions or tenders


    All bids must be submitted in sealed envelopes by noon on Friday.

  • a verdict that is kept secret until it is announced in court


    The jury reached a sealed verdict after deliberating for several hours.


Summary: sealed in Brief

The term 'sealed' [siːld] refers to something that is closed or fastened tightly, preventing air, liquid, or gas from escaping or entering. It can also mean something that is decided or agreed upon and not subject to change, as in 'The deal was sealed with a handshake.' 'Sealed' extends into phrases like 'sealed off,' denoting the closing of an area, and 'sealed bid,' referring to a bid submitted in a sealed envelope.

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