box-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: Put into a box; enclose or confine as if in a box.

Commentary: Includes: BOX IN, BOX UP

Box the gift, please.
Don't box me in here!
We need to box up the rest of the chocolates before closing.
The other drivers boxed in the 11 car.

VerbNet: pocket-9.10
FrameNet: Placing
PropBank: NP
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
box_in 1
box_up 1

Sense Number 2: Hit with the fist, possibly as in a boxing match.

She really knows how to box.
I'll box your ears!
He boxed for hours that day after work.

VerbNet: meet-36.3-2
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NP
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3

Sense Number 3: BOX OUT: deny access to something.

Commentary: Is: BOX OUT
NOTE: Source domain is in basketball but may be used metaphorically.

She boxed out her opponent, one of the most imposing guards in the
Don't box me out of this deal!
They boxed him out of their interaction.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NP