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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.


Synonymshallway


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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