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Synonyms for floor

Synonyms for floor

to overwhelm with surprise, wonder, or bewilderment

Synonyms for floor

the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)

a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale

a lower limit

the ground on which people and animals move about

the bottom surface of any lake or other body of water

the lower inside surface of any hollow structure

the occupants of a floor

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the parliamentary right to address an assembly

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the legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business

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a large room in a exchange where the trading is done

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knock down with force

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References in classic literature ?
The fear of being discovered by one of the woman-servants in a part of the house with which she had no concern, warned her not to push her investigations on the bedroom floor too far at starting.
He reported the fact to Herr Skopf, the proprietor, who at once made his way to the second floor where he, too, pounded vigorously upon the door.
There was a movement of men turning and then a sudden stillness, as of their stiffening, for over in the corner on the wooden floor there was really a round spot of pale light.
The floor of the tunnel rose rapidly as I advanced, and a moment later the way came to an abrupt end before a heavy door.
The peasants and house serfs carrying out the things were treading heavily on the parquet floors.
At the same instant the room filled with bowmen, and then the jeddak of Lothar sank senseless to the marble floor.
A shudder passed through Peter, and he sat on the floor and cried.
A few ingots toppled from the higher tiers, a single piece of the rocky ceiling splintered off and crashed downward to the floor, and the walls cracked, though they did not collapse.
The two before him saw that he was naked beneath the coat which he threw upon the floor and then he slipped quickly from the trousers and stood there clothed only in his loin cloth.
Here he found a bench and a table standing upon the dirt floor near the wall, and set in the wall several rings from which depended short lengths of chain.
Here, too, since she was to be eaten and since the taboo had no bearing upon one condemned to be cooked, the thin little Mary from the lazarette was tumbled trussed upon the floor among the many blacks who had teased and mocked her for being fattened by Van Horn for the eating.
Several minutes passed, and, just as abruptly the apparition reappeared--not alone the head this time, but the entire sinuous form as it glided into the room and came to rest in the middle of the floor.
I was conveniently deaf to him--reached the first floor landing--and arrived at a door which shut off the whole staircase higher up; an iron door, as solid as if it belonged to a banker's strong-room, and guarded millions of money.
As for the once-desolate and disused ground floor of the building, it was now transformed, by means of splendid dining-rooms, reception-rooms, billiard-rooms, and smoking-rooms, into a palace by itself.
He saw the rags rise higher and higher above him until at last they tumbled upon the floor from the body of a naked man--a thin, a bony, a hideous caricature of man, that mouthed and mummed and, wabbling upon its weak and shaking legs, crumpled to the floor again, still laughing--laughing horribly.