- 1. floor, flooring, horizontal surface, level
- usage: 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"
- 2. floor, level, storey, story, structure, construction
- usage: a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; "what level is the office on?"
- 3. floor, base, control
- usage: a lower limit; "the government established a wage floor"
- 4. floor, land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma
- usage: the ground on which people and animals move about; "the fire spared the forest floor"
- 5. floor, surface, Earth's surface
- usage: the bottom surface of any lake or other body of water
- 6. floor, surface, Earth's surface
- usage: the lower inside surface of any hollow structure; "the floor of the pelvis"; "the floor of the cave"
- 7. floor, gathering, assemblage
- usage: the occupants of a floor; "the whole floor complained about the lack of heat"
- 8. floor, right
- usage: the parliamentary right to address an assembly; "the chairman granted him the floor"
- 9. floor, hall
- usage: the legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business; "there was a motion from the floor"
- 10. floor, trading floor, room
- usage: a large room in a exchange where the trading is done; "he is a floor trader"
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- 1. shock, floor, ball over, blow out of the water, take aback, surprise
- usage: surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; "I was floored when I heard that I was promoted"
- 2. deck, coldcock, dump, knock down, floor, beat
- usage: knock down with force; "He decked his opponent"
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