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Definition 1: usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for terrace in the sense of this definition

(terrace is a kind of ...) a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function

"the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"

(... is a kind of terrace ) a terrace or garden oriented to take advantage of the sun while protected from cold winds

(... is part of terrace) a yard or lawn adjoining a house

Definition 2: a row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face) - [noun denoting group]

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

  • Grosvenor Terrace

(terrace is a kind of ...) an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line

"a row of chairs"

(terrace is a member of ...) a house that is part of a terrace

(terrace belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 3: a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below) - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for terrace in the sense of this definition

(terrace is a kind of ...) a relatively flat highland

Definition 4: make into terraces as for cultivation - [verb of change]

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

  • The Incas terraced their mountainous land

(terrace is a kind of ...) give shape or form to

"shape the dough" "form the young child's character"

Definition 5: provide (a house) with a terrace - [verb of possession]

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

  • We terrassed the country house

Synonyms for terrace in the sense of this definition

(terrace is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

(terrace belongs to category ...) the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their esthetic effect

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