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Floor

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Floorn. [AS. fl; akin to D. vloer, G. flur field, floor, entrance hall, Icel. fl floor of a cow stall, cf. Ir. & Gael. lar floor, ground, earth, W. llawr, perh. akin to L. planus level. Cf. Plain smooth.].
  •  The bottom or lower part of any room; the part upon which we stand and upon which the movables in the room are supported.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The structure formed of beams, girders, etc., with proper covering, which divides a building horizontally into stories. Floor in sense 1 is, then, the upper surface of floor in sense 2.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The surface, or the platform, of a structure on which we walk or travel; as, the floor of a bridge.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A story of a building. See Story.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The part of the house assigned to the members.  [1913 Webster]
    " Instead of he has the floor, the English say, he is in possession of the house."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That part of the bottom of a vessel on each side of the keelson which is most nearly horizontal.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The rock underlying a stratified or nearly horizontal deposit.  Raymond.  [1913 Webster]
Floor cloth, a heavy fabric, painted, varnished, or saturated, with waterproof material, for covering floors; oilcloth. -- Floor cramp, an implement for tightening the seams of floor boards before nailing them in position. -- Floor light, a frame with glass panes in a floor. -- Floor plan. (a) (Shipbuilding) A longitudinal section, showing a ship as divided at the water line. (b) (Arch.) A horizontal section, showing the thickness of the walls and partitions, arrangement of passages, apartments, and openings at the level of any floor of a house.
Floorv. t. 
  •  To cover with a floor; to furnish with a floor; as, to floor a house with pine boards.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To strike down or lay level with the floor; to knock down; hence, to silence by a conclusive answer or retort; as, to floor an opponent.  [1913 Webster]
    "Floored or crushed by him."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To finish or make an end of; as, to floor a college examination.  [1913 Webster]
    "I've floored my little-go work."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Floor, n. & v.
--n.
1 a the lower surface of a room. b the boards etc. of which it is made.
2 a the bottom of the sea, a cave, a cavity, etc. b any level area.
3 all the rooms etc. on the same level of a building; a storey (lives on the ground floor; walked up to the sixth floor).
4 a (in a legislative assembly) the part of the house in which members sit and from which they speak. b the right to speak next in debate (gave him the floor).
5 Stock Exch. the large central hall where trading takes place.
6 the minimum of prices, wages, etc.
7 colloq. the ground.
--v.tr.
1 furnish with a floor; pave.
2 bring to the ground; knock (a person) down.
3 colloq. confound, baffle (was floored by the puzzle).
4 colloq. get the better of; overcome.
5 serve as the floor of (leopard skins floored the hall).

Idiom
first (US second) floor the floor above the ground floor. floor-lamp US a standard lamp. floor-leader US the leader of a party in a legislative assembly. floor manager 1 the stage manager of a television production.
2 a shopwalker. floor plan a diagram of the rooms etc. on one storey of a building. floor-polish a manufactured substance used for polishing floors. floor show an entertainment presented on the floor (as opposed to the stage) of a nightclub etc. floor-walker US a shopwalker. from the floor (of a speech etc.) given by a member of the audience, not by those on the platform etc.
take the floor
1 begin to dance on a dance-floor etc.
2 speak in a debate.
Derivative
floorless adj.
Etymology
OE flor f. Gmc

THESAURUS

Floor

addle, agora, amaze, amphitheater, answer, answer conclusively, arena, argue down, asphalt, astonish, astound, athletic field, auditorium, background, baffle, balcony, bamboozle, band, base, basement, basin, basis, bear garden, bearing wall, beat, bed, bedding, bedrock, belt, best, bewilder, billiard table, blacktop, blow down, blow over, boarding, boggle, border line, bottom, bottom price, bound, boundary, boundary condition, boundary line, bourn, bowl, bowl down, bowl over, bowling green, boxing ring, break boundary, breakoff point, bring down, buffalo, bull ring, bulldog, business index, campus, canvas, carpet, cast down, catafalque, causeway, ceiling, ceiling price, cement, channel, chop down, circumscription, circus, clerestory, cobblestone, cockpit, coliseum, colosseum, compass, concrete, confine, confound, confuse, confute, conquer, consumer price index, contradict, controvert, cost-of-living index, couche, coulee, course, cover, crush, cut down, cutoff, cutoff point, dais, dash down, daze, dead flat, dead level, deadline, deck, defeat, delimitation, demand curve, demolish, deny, destroy, determinant, disconcert, dismiss, dispose of, division line, down, drop, drub, dumbfound, earth, emplacement, end, entresol, esplanade, estrade, extremity, fell, fetch down, field, finish, first floor, flag, flat, flatland, flatten, floor covering, floor price, flooring, fond, footing, forum, foundation, frontier, fuddle, fundament, fundamental, gallery, get, ground, ground floor, grounds, groundwork, gym, gymnasium, hall, hardpan, hedge, heliport, hew down, high-water mark, hippodrome, homaloid, horizontal, horizontal axis, horizontal fault, horizontal line, horizontal parallax, horizontal plane, horizontal projection, hustings, inflation, inflationary spiral, interface, keep in suspense, knock down, knock over, landing, landing pad, landing stage, launching pad, lay level, lay low, lay out, layer, ledge, level, level line, level plane, lick, limen, limit, limitation, limiting factor, line, line of demarcation, lists, locale, low-water mark, lower limit, lowest level, march, mark, marketplace, mat, maze, mean sea level, measures, metal, mete, mezzanine, mezzanine floor, milieu, minimum, mow down, muddle, mystify, nonplus, ocean bottom, open forum, overcome, overlayer, overmaster, overmatch, overpower, overset, overstory, overthrow, overturn, overwhelm, palaestra, parade ground, parquet, parry, parterre, pave, pavement, paving, pebble, perplex, pit, place, plain, plane, planking, platform, podium, prairie, precinct, precipitate, price ceiling, price index, price level, principle, prize ring, prostrate, public square, pull down, pulpit, purlieu, put to silence, puzzle, radical, range, rase, raze, rebut, reduce to silence, refute, rez-de-chaussee, ring, riprap, rising prices, rock bottom, rostrum, rout, rudiment, scene, scene of action, scenery, sea level, sea of grass, seam, seat, send flying, send headlong, setting, settle, shelf, shock, shut up, silence, sill, site, smash all opposition, soapbox, solid ground, solid rock, sphere, spread-eagle, squared circle, squash, squelch, stadium, stage, stage set, stage setting, start, starting line, starting point, step, step terrace, steppe, stereobate, stick, story, stratum, street floor, stump, stylobate, substratum, substruction, substructure, subvert, superstratum, supinate, surfacing, surmount, surprise, table, take down, tar, target date, term, terminal date, terminus, terra firma, terrace, terrain, theater, thickness, thrash, threshold, throw, throw down, tier, tilting ground, tiltyard, time allotment, top price, topple, topsoil, tribunal, tribune, trip, trip up, trounce, tumble, underbuilding, undercarriage, undergirding, underlayer, undermine, underpinning, understory, understratum, understruction, understructure, upper limit, upset, walk, water level, whack down, whip, worst, wrestling ring, zone

ROGET THESAURUS

Floor

Success

VB succeed, be successful, gain one's end, gain one's ends, crown with success, gain a point, attain a point, carry a point, secure a point, win a point, win an object, get there, manage to, contrive to, accomplish, do wonders, work wonders, make a go of it, come off well, come off successful, come off with flying colors, make short work of, take by storm, carry by storm, bear away the bell, win one's wings, win one's spurs, win the battle, win the day, carry the day, gain the day, gain the prize, gain the palm, have the best of it, have it all one's own way, have the game in one's owns hands, have the ball at one's feet, have one on the hop, walk over the course, carry all before one, remain in possession of the field, score a success, speed, make progress, win one's way, make one's way, work one's way, find one's way, strive to some purpose, prosper, drive a roaring trade, make profit, reap the fruits, gather the fruits, reap the benefit of, reap the harvest, strike oil, gain a windfall, make one's fortune, get in the harvest, turn to good account, turn to account, triumph, be triumphant, gain a victory, obtain a victory, gain an advantage, chain victory to one's car, nail a coonskin to the wall, surmount a difficulty, overcome a difficulty, get over a difficulty, get over an obstacle, se tirer d'affaire, make head against, stem the torrent, stem the tide, stem the current, weather the storm, weather a point, turn a corner, keep one's head above water, tide over, master, get the better of, have the better of, gain the better of, gain the best of, gain the upper hand, gain the ascendancy, gain the whip hand, gain the start of, distance, surpass, defeat, conquer, vanquish, discomfit, euchre, overcome, overthrow, overpower, overmaster, overmatch, overset, override, overreach, outwit, outdo, outflank, outmaneuver, outgeneral, outvote, take the wind out of one's adversary's sails, beat, beat hollow, rout, lick, drub, floor, worst, put down, put to flight, put to the rout, put hors de combat, put out of court, silence, quell, nonsuit, checkmate, upset, confound, nonplus, stalemate, trump, baffle, circumvent, elude, trip up, trip up the heels of, drive into a corner, drive to the wall, run hard, put one's nose out of joint, settle, do for, break the neck of, break the back of, capsize, sink, shipwreck, drown, swamp, subdue, subjugate, reduce, make the enemy bite the dust, victimize, roll in the dust, trample under foot, put an extinguisher upon, answer, answer the purpose, avail, prevail, take effect, do, turn out well, work well, take, tell, bear fruit, hit it, hit the mark, hit the right nail on the head, nick it, turn up trumps, make a hit, find one's account in.

Layer

N layer, stratum, strata, course, bed, zone, substratum, substrata, floor, flag, stage, story, tier, slab, escarpment, table, tablet, dess, flagstone, board, plank, trencher, platter, plate, lamina, lamella, sheet, foil, wafer, scale, flake, peel, coat, pellicle, membrane, film, leaf, slice, shive, cut, rasher, shaving, integument, eschar, stratification, scaliness, nest of boxes, coats of an onion, monolayer, bilayer, trilayer, lamellar, lamellated, lamelliform, layered, laminated, laminiferous, micaceous, schistose, schistous, scaly, filmy, membranous, pellicular, flaky, squamous, foliated, foliaceous, stratified, stratiform, tabular, discoid, spathic, spathose, trilamellar, graphitic.

Base

N base, basement, plinth, dado, wainscot, baseboard, mopboard, bedrock, hardpan, foundation, substructure, substratum, ground, earth, pavement, floor, paving, flag, carped, ground floor, deck, footing, ground work, basis, hold, bilge, bottom, nadir, foot, sole, toe, hoof, keel, root, centerboard, bottom, undermost, nethermost, fundamental, founded on, based on, grounded on, built on.

Horizontality

N horizontality, flatness, level, plane, stratum, dead level, dead flat, level plane, recumbency, lying down, reclination, decumbence, decumbency, discumbency, proneness, accubation, supination, resupination, prostration, azimuth, plain, floor, platform, bowling green, cricket ground, croquet ground, croquet lawn, billiard table, terrace, estrade, esplanade, parterre, table land, plateau, ledge, butte, mesa (plain), level, spirit level, horizontal, level, even, plane, flat, flat as a billiard table, flat as a bowling green, alluvial, calm, calm as a mill pond, smooth, smooth as glass, recumbent, decumbent, procumbent, accumbent, lying, prone, supine, couchant, jacent, prostrate, recubant, horizontally, on one's back, on all fours, on its beam ends.

VB be horizontal, lie, recline, couch, lie down, lie flat, lie prostrate, sprawl, loll, sit down, render horizontal, lay down, lay out, level, flatten, prostrate, knock down, floor, fell.

Support

N support, ground, foundation, base, basis, terra firma, bearing, fulcrum, bait, caudex crib, point d'appui, pou sto, purchase footing, hold, locus standi, landing place, landing stage, stage, platform, block, rest, resting place, groundwork, substratum, riprap, sustentation, subvention, floor, supporter, aid, prop, stand, anvil, fulciment, cue rest, jigger, monkey, stay, shore, skid, rib, truss, bandage, sleeper, stirrup, stilts, shoe, sole, heel, splint, lap, bar, rod, boom, sprit, outrigger, ratlings, staff, stick, crutch, alpenstock, baton, staddle, bourdon, cowlstaff, lathi, mahlstick, post, pillar, shaft, thill, column, pilaster, pediment, pedicle, pedestal, plinth, shank, leg, socle, zocle, buttress, jamb, mullion, abutment, baluster, banister, stanchion, balustrade, headstone, upright, door post, jamb, door jamb, frame, framework, scaffold, skeleton, beam, rafter, girder, lintel, joist, travis, trave, corner stone, summer, transom, rung, round, step, sill, angle rafter, hip rafter, cantilever, modillion, crown post, king post, vertebra, columella, backbone, keystone, axle, axletree, axis, arch, mainstay, trunnion, pivot, rowlock, peg, tiebeam, thole pin, board, ledge, shelf, hob, bracket, trevet, trivet, arbor, rack, mantel, mantle piece, mantleshelf, slab, console, counter, dresser, flange, corbel, table, trestle, shoulder, perch, horse, easel, desk, clotheshorse, hatrack, retable, teapoy, seat, throne, dais, divan, musnud, chair, bench, form, stool, sofa, settee, stall, arm chair, easy chair, elbow chair, rocking chair, couch, fauteuil, woolsack, ottoman, settle, squab, bench, aparejo, faldstool, horn, long chair, long sleeve chair, morris chair, lamba chauki, lamba kursi, saddle, pannel, pillion, side saddle, pack saddle, pommel, bed, berth, pallet, tester, crib, cot, hammock, shakedown, trucklebed, cradle, litter, stretcher, bedstead, four poster, French bed, bunk, kip, palang, bedding, bichhona, mattress, paillasse, pillow, bolster, mat, rug, cushion, footstool, hassock, tabouret, tripod, monopod, Atlas, Persides, Atlantes, Caryatides, Hercules, supporting, supported, fundamental, dorsigerous, astride on, straddle.


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