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English noun: terrace

1. terrace (artifact) usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence


Synonymspatio


Broader (hypernym)area


Narrower (hyponym)solar trap, suntrap


Part meronymgarden

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


Synonymsbench


Broader (hypernym)plateau, tableland

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


SamplesGrosvenor Terrace.


Broader (hypernym)row


Member holonymterraced house


Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


English verb: terrace

1. terrace (possession) provide (a house) with a terrace


SamplesWe terrassed the country house.


Synonymsterrasse


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply


Domain categoryarchitecture

2. terrace (change) make into terraces as for cultivation


SamplesThe Incas terraced their mountainous land.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)form, shape









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