HyperDic: upstairs

English > 4 senses of the word upstairs:
ADVERBallupstairs, up the stairs, on a higher flooron a floor above
allupstairswith respect to the mind
ADJECTIVEallupstairs, upstairon or of upper floors of a building
NOUNartifactupstairsthe part of a building above the ground floor
upstairs > pronunciation
Soundsahpsteh'rz
Rhymesaffairs ... unawares: 8 rhymes with ehrz...
English > upstairs: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOn or of upper floors of a building.
Examples
  • "the upstairs maid"
  • "an upstairs room"
Synonymupstair
Oppositedownstairs, downstairOn or of lower floors of a building
English > upstairs: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe part of a building above the ground floor.
Example"no one was allowed to see the upstairs"
Part ofbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
Broaderpart, portionSomething less than the whole of a human artifact
English > upstairs: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningOn a floor above.
Example"they lived upstairs"
Synonymsup the stairs, on a higher floor
Oppositedownstairs, down the stairs, on a lower floor, belowOn a floor below
English > upstairs: 4 senses > adverb 2
MeaningWith respect to the mind.
Example"she's a bit weak upstairs"
Spanisharriba

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