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    floor - Dictionary definition and meaning for word floor

    Definition
    (noun) the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)
    Synonyms : flooring
    Example Sentence
    • they needed rugs to cover the bare floors
    • we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent
    Definition
    (noun) a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
    Synonyms : level , storey , story
    Example Sentence
    • what level is the office on?
    Definition
    (noun) a lower limit
    Synonyms : base
    Example Sentence
    • the government established a wage floor
    Definition
    (noun) the ground on which people and animals move about
    Example Sentence
    • the fire spared the forest floor
    Definition
    (noun) the bottom surface of any lake or other body of water Definition
    (noun) the lower inside surface of any hollow structure
    Example Sentence
    • the floor of the pelvis
    • the floor of the cave
    Definition
    (noun) the occupants of a floor
    Example Sentence
    • the whole floor complained about the lack of heat
    Definition
    (noun) the parliamentary right to address an assembly
    Example Sentence
    • the chairman granted him the floor
    Definition
    (noun) the legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business
    Example Sentence
    • there was a motion from the floor
    Definition
    (noun) a large room in a exchange where the trading is done
    Synonyms : trading floor
    Example Sentence
    • he is a floor trader
    Definition
    (verb) surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off
    Example Sentence
    • I was floored when I heard that I was promoted
    Definition
    (verb) knock down with force
    Synonyms : coldcock , deck , dump , knock down
    Example Sentence
    • He decked his opponent
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