(noun, verb)


1. usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence

Similar word(s): patio

Definition categories: man–made, area

2. a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)

Similar word(s): bench

Definition categories: object, plateau, tableland

3. a row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face)

- Grosvenor Terrace

Definition categories: group, row


1. provide (a house) with a terrace

- We terrassed the country house

Similar word(s): terrasse

Definition categories: possession, furnish, provide, render, supply

2. make into terraces as for cultivation

- The Incas terraced their mountainous land

Definition categories: change, form, shape