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Definitions and Synonyms of attic | Another word for attic | What is attic?

Definition 1: floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for attic in the sense of this definition

(attic is a kind of ...) a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale

"what level is the office on?"

(... is a kind of attic ) a small loft or garret

(... is a kind of attic ) a loft in a barn where hay is stored

(... is part of attic) a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families

"he has a house on Cape Cod" "she felt she had to get out of the house"

Definition 2: (architecture) a low wall at the top of the entablature; hides the roof - [noun denoting artifact]

(attic is a kind of ...) an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure

"the south wall had a small window" "the walls were covered with pictures"

(... is part of attic) (architecture) the structure consisting of the part of a classical temple above the columns between a capital and the roof

(attic belongs to category ...) the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings

"architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"

Definition 3: informal terms for a human head - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for attic in the sense of this definition

(attic is a kind of ...) the head of a human being

Definition 4: the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for attic in the sense of this definition

(attic is a kind of ...) the Greek language prior to the Roman Empire

Definition 5: of or relating to Attica or its inhabitants or to the dialect spoken in Athens in classical times - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where attic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Attic Greek

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