HyperDic: floor

English > 12 senses of the word floor:
NOUNartifactfloor, flooringthe inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
artifactfloor, level, storey, storya structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
communicationfloor, basea lower limit
objectfloorthe ground on which people and animals move about
objectfloorthe bottom surface of any lake or other body of water
objectfloorthe lower inside surface of any hollow structure
groupfloorthe occupants of a floor
attributefloorthe parliamentary right to address an assembly
artifactfloorthe legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business
artifactfloor, trading floora large room in a exchange where the trading is done
VERBemotionfloor, shock, ball over, blow out of the water, take abacksurprise greatly
contactfloor, deck, coldcock, dump, knock downknock down with force
floor > pronunciation
Soundsflao'r
Rhymesabhor ... Zocor: 121 rhymes with aor...
English > floor: 12 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure).
Examples
  • "they needed rugs to cover the bare floors"
  • "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent"
Synonymflooring
Part ofhallway, hallAn interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
roomAn area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
Narrowerbell deckA floor under the bells of an open belfry / belfry
dance floorA bare floor polished for dancing
floorboardThe floor of an automobile
parquet, parquet floorA floor made of parquetry
truck bedThe floor or bottom of a wagon or truck or trailer
Broaderhorizontal surface, levelA flat surface at right angles to a plumb line
Spanishpiso, suelo
Catalansòl, terra
Verbsfloorknock down with force
English > floor: 12 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale.
Synonymslevel, storey, story
Part ofbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
Narrowerbasement, cellarThe lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level
ground floor, first floor, ground levelThe floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building
loft, attic, garretFloor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof
loftFloor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space
mezzanine, mezzanine floor, entresolIntermediate floor just above the ground floor
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishpiso, planta
Catalanpis, planta
Adjectivesmultilevelof a building having more than one level
English > floor: 12 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA lower limit.
Example"the government established a wage floor"
Synonymbase
Narrowerprice floorFloor below which prices are not allowed to fall
wage floorFloor below which wages are not allowed to fall
BroadercontrolThe economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.
Spanishbase, mínimo
English > floor: 12 senses > noun 4, object
MeaningThe ground on which people and animals move about.
Example"the fire spared the forest floor"
Broaderland, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firmaThe solid part of the earth's surface
Catalanterra
Verbsfloorknock down with force
English > floor: 12 senses > noun 5, object
MeaningThe bottom surface of any lake or other body of water.
Part oflakeA body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
Broadersurface, Earth's surfaceThe outermost level of the land or sea
English > floor: 12 senses > noun 6, object
MeaningThe lower inside surface of any hollow structure.
Examples
  • "the floor of the pelvis"
  • "the floor of the cave"
Part ofcaveA geological formation consisting of an underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea
Broadersurface, Earth's surfaceThe outermost level of the land or sea
Spanishfondo, suelo
Catalanfons, terra
English > floor: 12 senses > noun 7, group
MeaningThe occupants of a floor.
Example"the whole floor complained about the lack of heat"
Broadergathering, assemblageA group of persons together in one place
Spanishpiso
English > floor: 12 senses > noun 8, attribute
MeaningThe parliamentary right to address an assembly.
Example"the chairman granted him the floor"
BroaderrightAn abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
English > floor: 12 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningThe legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business.
Example"there was a motion from the floor"
BroaderhallA large room for gatherings or entertainment
English > floor: 12 senses > noun 10, artifact
MeaningA large room in a exchange where the trading is done.
Example"he is a floor trader"
Synonymtrading floor
Part ofexchangeA workplace for buying and selling
BroaderroomAn area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
Spanishparqué
Catalanparquet
English > floor: 12 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningsurprise greatly; knock someone's socks off.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will floor him; The good news will floor her; The performance is likely to floor Sue
Example"I was floored when I heard that I was promoted"
Synonymsshock, ball over, blow out of the water, take aback
Narrowerstartle, galvanize, galvaniseTo stimulate to action
BroadersurpriseCause to be surprised
Spanishaturdir, chocar, pasmar, sorprender
Catalanatordir, esbalair, xocar
English > floor: 12 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningknock down with force.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThe fighter managed to floor his opponent
Synonymsdeck, coldcock, dump, knock down
Broaderbeathit repeatedly
Spanishderribar, tumbar
Catalantombar
Nounsfloorthe inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
floorthe ground on which people and animals move about

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