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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
basement (noun)
1.
the part of a building that is wholly or partly below ground level
2.
the ground floor facade or interior in Renaissance architecture
3.
the lowest or fundamental part of something , specifically the rocks underlying stratified rocks
4.
chiefly New England a toilet or washroom especially in a school
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
basement (noun)
1.
a room or set of rooms below the surface of the ground
SYNONIMS:
basement
RELATED WORDS:
cellarage; bunker, crawlway, foundation, hold, vault; cyclone cellar, storm cellar
basement (noun)
2.
the lowest part, place, or point
SYNONIMS:
base, basement, foot, nadir, rock bottom
RELATED WORDS:
basis, bed, bedrock, foundation, ground, groundwork, keystone, seat, underpinning
NEAR ANTONYMS:
acme, apex, climax, crest, culmination, height, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, tip, tip-top, zenith
head, top, vertex
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