Synonyms of floor


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"


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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Definition and meaning of floor (Dictionary)