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Definition 1: a large building for meetings or entertainment - [noun denoting artifact]

(hall is a kind of ...) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

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

(... is a kind of hall ) a building that houses administrative offices of a municipal government

(... is a kind of hall ) the hall of a guild or corporation

(... is a kind of hall ) a public hall for lectures and concerts

Definition 2: a large room for gatherings or entertainment - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • lecture hall
  • pool hall

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

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

(... is a kind of hall ) a hall or barroom featuring beer and (usually) entertainment

(... is a kind of hall ) a hall where concerts are given

(... is a kind of hall ) a large hall for holding exhibitions

(... is a kind of hall ) the legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business

"there was a motion from the floor"

(... is a kind of hall ) the principal hall in a castle or mansion; can be used for dining or entertainment

Definition 3: an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • the elevators were at the end of the hall

Synonyms for hall in the sense of this definition

(hall is a kind of ...) an enclosed passageway; rooms usually open onto it

(... is a kind of hall ) a wide hallway in a building where people can walk

(hall is a part of ...) the overhead upper surface of a covered space

"he hated painting the ceiling"

(hall is a part of ...) the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)

"they needed rugs to cover the bare floors" "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent"

(hall 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"

Definition 4: a college or university building containing living quarters for students - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hall in the sense of this definition

(hall is a kind of ...) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

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

(hall is a kind of ...) housing available for people to live in

"he found quarters for his family" "I visited his bachelor quarters"

(... is a kind of hall ) a university dormitory

Definition 5: a large entrance or reception room or area - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hall in the sense of this definition

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

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

(... is a kind of hall ) a vestibule leading to the nave of a church

(... is part of hall) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

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

Definition 6: the large room of a manor or castle - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hall in the sense of this definition

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

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

(... is part of hall) a large and imposing house

Definition 7: a large and imposing house - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hall in the sense of this definition

(hall is a kind of ...) 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 hall ) the mansion of a lord or wealthy person

(... is a kind of hall ) a large and stately mansion

(... is a kind of hall ) a mansion that is (or formerly was) occupied by an aristocratic family

(hall is a part of ...) the large room of a manor or castle

Definition 8: a large building used by a college or university for teaching or research - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • halls of learning

(hall is a kind of ...) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

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

Definition 9: United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hall in the sense of this definition

(hall is an instance of ...) a physicist who studies astronomy

Definition 10: United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hall in the sense of this definition

(hall is an instance of ...) someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)

Definition 11: United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hall in the sense of this definition

(hall is an instance of ...) a scientist who specializes in chemistry

Definition 12: United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hall in the sense of this definition

(hall is an instance of ...) a scientist trained in psychology

Definition 13: English writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hall in the sense of this definition

(hall is an instance of ...) writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

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