Meaning of FLOOR in English

FLOOR

I.

noun

1 lower surface of a room

ADJECTIVE

▪ bare , cold , hard

I can't sleep on the bare ~!

▪ dirty , dusty

▪ wet

▪ clean , polished , smooth

▪ cement , concrete , stone

▪ dirt ( esp. AmE )

▪ hardwood , parquet , wood , wooden

▪ carpeted , linoleum , marble , tiled

▪ bathroom , kitchen , etc.

▪ raised

▪ dance

VERB + FLOOR

▪ clean , mop , polish , scrub , sweep , wash , wax , wipe

▪ drop to , fall to

His glass fell to the ~ and broke.

▪ hit

▪ reach , touch

▪ pace , walk

▪ cover , litter

FLOOR + NOUN

▪ covering , mat , tile

▪ lamp ( esp. AmE )

▪ space

▪ exercises

▪ plan

PREPOSITION

▪ on the ~

Do you mind sitting on the ~?

PHRASES

▪ from ~ to ceiling

Bookcases lined the walls from ~ to ceiling.

2 bottom of the sea, a forest, etc.

ADJECTIVE

▪ canyon , cave , desert , forest , ocean , sea , valley

3 level in a building

ADJECTIVE

▪ bottom , first (= at entrance level) ( AmE ), ground ( BrE )

▪ top

▪ first , second , third , etc. (In BrE , the first floor is the floor above the entrance level. This is called the second floor in AmE .)

▪ mezzanine

▪ lower , upper

VERB + FLOOR

▪ occupy

The offices occupy the top ~ of the building.

PREPOSITION

▪ on the ~

a cafe on the mezzanine ~

II.

verb

Floor is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ accelerator , ↑ pedal

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