1. 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
Similar word(s): flooring
Definition categories: man–made, level
2. a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
3. a lower limit
- the government established a wage floor
Similar word(s): base
4. the ground on which people and animals move about
- the fire spared the forest floor
5. the bottom surface of any lake or other body of water
6. the lower inside surface of any hollow structure
- the floor of the pelvis
- the floor of the cave
7. the occupants of a floor
- the whole floor complained about the lack of heat
8. the parliamentary right to address an assembly
- the chairman granted him the floor
9. the legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business
- there was a motion from the floor
Definition categories: man–made, hall
10. a large room in a exchange where the trading is done
- he is a floor trader
Definition categories: man–made, room
Sentences with floor as a noun:
- The room has a wooden floor.
- Many sunken ships rest on the ocean floor.
- The floor of a cave served the refugees as a home.
- The pit floor showed where a ring of post holes had been.
- Wooden planks of the old bridge's floor were nearly rotten.
- For years we lived on the third floor.
- Will the senator from Arizona yield the floor?
- The mayor often gives a lobbyist the floor.
- The floor of 4.5 is 4.
1. surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off
- I was floored when I heard that I was promoted
Similar word(s): shock
2. knock down with force
Sentences with floor as a verb:
- floor a house with pine boards
- floor an opponent
- We were floored by his confession.
- floor a college examination