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Definition 1: the part of a building above the ground floor - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • no one was allowed to see the upstairs

(upstairs is a kind of ...) something less than the whole of a human artifact

"the rear part of the house" "glue the two parts together"

(... is part of upstairs) 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 2: on or of upper floors of a building - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • the upstairs maid
  • an upstairs room

Synonyms for upstairs in the sense of this definition

Definition 3: on a floor above - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • they lived upstairs

Synonyms for upstairs in the sense of this definition

Definition 4: with respect to the mind - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • she's a bit weak upstairs

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