Meaning of FLOOR in English


■ noun

1》 the lower surface of a room, on which one may walk.

↘the bottom of the sea, a cave, etc.: the ocean ~.

2》 a storey of a building.

3》 ( the ~ ) the part of a legislative assembly in which members sit and from which they speak.

↘the right to speak in an assembly.

↘(in the Stock Exchange) the large central hall where trading takes place.

4》 a minimum level of prices or wages.

■ verb

1》 provide with a ~.

2》 informal knock or punch to the ground.

↘baffle or confound completely.


~ing noun


OE flōr , of Gmc origin.

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