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Definition 1: a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • there was a three-story building on the corner
  • it was an imposing edifice

Synonyms for edifice in the sense of this definition

(edifice is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building where prostitutes are available

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building housing an instrument for projecting the positions of the planets onto a domed ceiling

(... is a kind of edifice ) any building where congregations gather for prayer

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building where foodstuffs are processed and packed

"they came from an apple packinghouse"

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building that is subordinate to and separate from a main building

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building where opium is sold and used

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building containing offices where work is done

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building designed and equipped to observe astronomical phenomena

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation

(... is a kind of edifice ) building where the business of a government ministry is transacted

(... is a kind of edifice ) building where medicine is practiced

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building that houses a collection of books and other materials

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building in which something is sheltered or located

"they had a large carriage house"

(... is a kind of edifice ) 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"

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building that houses both a hotel and a casino

(... is a kind of edifice ) building reserved for the officiating clergy

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building where people go to eat

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented

"the house was full"

(... is a kind of edifice ) an edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building that houses telecommunications equipment

"the telecom hotels are prime targets for bombing"

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building on a college campus dedicated to social and organizational activities of the student body

(... is a kind of edifice ) a very tall building with many stories

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building from which signals are sent to control the movements of railway trains

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building (usually abandoned) where drug addicts buy and use heroin

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building where young people receive education

"the school was built in 1932" "he walked to school every morning"

(... is a kind of edifice ) a ruined building

"they explored several Roman ruins"

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building having a circular plan and a dome

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building constructed by the ancient Romans

(... is a kind of edifice ) building that contains a surface for ice skating or roller skating

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building used for shelter by travelers (especially in areas where there are no hotels)

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building dedicated to a particular activity

"they were raising money to build a new center for research"

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building on a farm

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building where animals are butchered

(... is a kind of edifice ) a college or university building containing living quarters for students

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building that is divided into apartments

(... is a kind of edifice ) an architectural product or work

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building where birds are kept

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building containing dressing rooms for bathers

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building that contains several alleys for bowling

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building that is occupied by a social club

"the clubhouse needed a new roof"

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building attached to a monastery or cathedral; used as a meeting place for the chapter

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building where livestock are fattened for market

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building that would be hard to escape from if it were to catch fire

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building that houses a branch of government

(... is a kind of edifice ) a large building for meetings or entertainment

(... is a kind of edifice ) a large building used by a college or university for teaching or research

"halls of learning"

(... is a kind of edifice ) a small roofed building affording shade and rest

(... is a kind of edifice ) a public building in which a variety of games of chance can be played (operated as a business)

(... is a kind of edifice ) a building containing trophies honoring famous people

(... is an instance of edifice) the building in Philadelphia where the Declaration of Independence was signed

(... is an instance of edifice) the building in which the House of Commons and the House of Lords meet

(edifice is a part of ...) the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape

"the building has a steel skeleton"

(edifice is a part of ...) a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps

(edifice is a part of ...) a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air

(edifice is a part of ...) a large entrance or reception room or area

(edifice is a part of ...) an addition that extends a main building

(edifice is a part of ...) a door that closes off rooms within a building

(edifice is a part 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"

(edifice is a part of ...) low space beneath a floor of a building; gives workers access to wiring or plumbing

(edifice is a part of ...) the part of a building above the ground floor

"no one was allowed to see the upstairs"

(edifice is a part of ...) a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)

(edifice is a part of ...) a stone laid at a ceremony to mark the founding of a new building

(edifice is a part 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?"

(edifice is a part of ...) a doorway that allows entrance to or exit from a building

(edifice is a part of ...) lifting device consisting of a platform or cage that is raised and lowered mechanically in a vertical shaft in order to move people from one floor to another in a building

(edifice is a part of ...) a gutter in a roof

(edifice is a part of ...) an area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings

"the house was built around an inner court"

(edifice is a part of ...) a stone in the exterior of a large and important building; usually carved with a date and laid with appropriate ceremonies

(edifice is a part of ...) a stone at the outer corner of two intersecting masonry walls

(edifice is a part of ...) a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building

(edifice is a part of ...) an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling

"the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"

(edifice is a part of ...) an interior angle formed by two meeting walls

"a piano was in one corner of the room"

(edifice is a part of ...) (architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone

(edifice is a part of ...) an upright in house framing

(edifice is a part of ...) utility to warm a building

"the heating system wasn't working" "they have radiant heating"

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