Floor - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |flɔːr|  American pronunciation of the word floor
Brit.  |flɔː|  British pronunciation of the word floor

noun

- the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)(syn: flooring)
- a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale (syn: level, storey, story)
- a lower limit(syn: base)
- 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

▼ (3)

verb

- surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off(syn: shock)
- knock down with force (syn: coldcock, deck, dump)

Examples

Keep your feet on the floor.

The floor of a car

She lives on the second floor of a five-story building.

His office is located on the fourth floor.

He floored me with his first punch.

The news just floored me.

The stone floor was dark with moisture.

The sands which floor the sea.

He's never going to get floored.

Our office is on the top floor.

We are located on the seventh floor of the building.

There were two or three couples already on the dance floor.

Everyone took to the floor for the last waltz.

The stock market floor was wildly busy.

He wasn't keen on the idea of working on the shop floor (=the part of a factory where people make things using machines).

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: floor
he/she/it: floors
present participle: flooring
past tense: floored
past participle: floored
noun
singular: floor
plural: floors
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