1 removable top
airtight, close-fitting, sealed, tight-fitting, tight
Choose a dish with a tight-fitting lid.
| hinged | box, case, coffin, dustbin, piano, saucepan, etc.
VERB + LID
lift, open, prise off, raise, remove, take off
She lifted the lid of the box. We managed to prise off the lid with a tyre lever.
| close, put down, put on, replace, screw down, screw on, shut
I poured some water and screwed the lid back on the bottle. The coffin lid had been screwed down.
| keep on
Keep the lid on the pan until the liquid comes to the boil.
on the ~
His name was on the lid.
2 lids: eyelids
closed, drooping, half-closed, half-open, heavy, hooded, lowered, narrowed
She felt the tears burning against her closed lids.
VERB + LID
She saw James walk in and hastily lowered her lids.
| lift, open
She lifted her lids and found him looking at her.
LID + VERB
Heavy lids drooped over her eyes.
behind … ~
She could still see the light flickering behind her closed lids.
| beneath … ~
She glanced at him occasionally from beneath lowered lids.
| through … ~
He was watching her through hooded lids.
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