Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun floor

10 senses of floor

Sense 1
floor, flooring -- (the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure); "they needed rugs to cover the bare floors"; "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent")
       => horizontal surface, level -- (a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line; "park the car on the level")

Sense 2
floor, level, storey, story -- (a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; "what level is the office on?")
       => structure, construction -- (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons")

Sense 3
floor, base -- (a lower limit; "the government established a wage floor")
       => control -- (the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.; "they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls")

Sense 4
floor -- (the ground on which people and animals move about; "the fire spared the forest floor")
       => land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma -- (the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground")

Sense 5
floor -- (the bottom surface of any lake or other body of water)
       => surface, Earth's surface -- (the outermost level of the land or sea; "earthquakes originate far below the surface"; "three quarters of the Earth's surface is covered by water")

Sense 6
floor -- (the lower inside surface of any hollow structure; "the floor of the pelvis"; "the floor of the cave")
       => surface, Earth's surface -- (the outermost level of the land or sea; "earthquakes originate far below the surface"; "three quarters of the Earth's surface is covered by water")

Sense 7
floor -- (the occupants of a floor; "the whole floor complained about the lack of heat")
       => gathering, assemblage -- (a group of persons together in one place)

Sense 8
floor -- (the parliamentary right to address an assembly; "the chairman granted him the floor")
       => right -- (an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away")

Sense 9
floor -- (the legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business; "there was a motion from the floor")
       => hall -- (a large room for gatherings or entertainment; "lecture hall"; "pool hall")

Sense 10
floor, trading floor -- (a large room in a exchange where the trading is done; "he is a floor trader")
       => room -- (an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb floor

2 senses of floor

Sense 1
shock, floor, ball over, blow out of the water, take aback -- (surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; "I was floored when I heard that I was promoted")
       => surprise -- (cause to be surprised; "The news really surprised me")

Sense 2
deck, coldcock, dump, knock down, floor -- (knock down with force; "He decked his opponent")
       => beat -- (hit repeatedly; "beat on the door"; "beat the table with his shoe")

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