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English noun: hall

1. hall (artifact) an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open

SamplesThe elevators were at the end of the hall.


Broader (hypernym)corridor

Narrower (hyponym)concourse

Part holonymceiling, floor, flooring, wall

2. hall (artifact) a large entrance or reception room or area

Synonymsantechamber, anteroom, entrance hall, foyer, lobby, vestibule

Broader (hypernym)room

Narrower (hyponym)narthex

Part meronymbuilding, edifice

3. hall (artifact) a large room for gatherings or entertainment

SamplesLecture hall.
Pool hall.

Broader (hypernym)room

Narrower (hyponym)beer hall, concert hall, exhibition area, exhibition hall, floor, great hall

4. hall (artifact) a college or university building containing living quarters for students

Synonymsdorm, dormitory, residence hall, student residence

Broader (hypernym)building, edifice, living quarters, quarters

Narrower (hyponym)hall of residence

5. hall (artifact) the large room of a manor or castle

Synonymsmanor hall

Broader (hypernym)room

Part meronymhall, manse, mansion, mansion house, residence

6. Hall (person) English writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943)

SynonymsMarguerite Radclyffe Hall, Radclyffe Hall

Instance hypernymauthor, writer

7. Hall (person) United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924)

SynonymsG. Stanley Hall, Granville Stanley Hall

Instance hypernympsychologist

8. Hall (person) United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914)

SynonymsCharles Martin Hall

Instance hypernymchemist

9. Hall (person) United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871)

SynonymsCharles Francis Hall

Instance hypernymadventurer, explorer

10. Hall (person) United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907)

SynonymsAsaph Hall

Instance hypernymastronomer, stargazer, uranologist

11. hall (artifact) a large and imposing house

Synonymsmanse, mansion, mansion house, residence

Broader (hypernym)house

Narrower (hyponym)castle, manor, manor house, palace, stately home

Part holonymhall, manor hall

12. hall (artifact) a large building used by a college or university for teaching or research

SamplesHalls of learning.

Broader (hypernym)building, edifice

13. hall (artifact) a large building for meetings or entertainment

Broader (hypernym)building, edifice

Narrower (hyponym)city hall, guildhall, lyceum

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