Associations to the word «Terrace»


TERRACE, noun. A platform that extends outwards from a building.
TERRACE, noun. A raised, flat-topped bank of earth with sloping sides, especially one of a series for farming or leisure; a similar natural area of ground, often next to a river.
TERRACE, noun. A row of residential houses with no gaps between them; a group of row houses.
TERRACE, noun. (in the plural) (chiefly British) The standing area at a football ground.
TERRACE, noun. (chiefly Indian English) The roof of a building, especially if accessible to the residents. Often used for drying laundry, sun-drying foodstuffs, exercise, or sleeping outdoors in hot weather.
TERRACE, verb. To provide something with a terrace.
TERRACE, verb. To form something into a terrace.
TERRACE, proper noun. A city in British Columbia, Canada
TERRACE CHANT, noun. (sports) A phrase or song chanted at a football match or other sports event.

Dictionary definition

TERRACE, noun. Usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence.
TERRACE, noun. A level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below).
TERRACE, noun. A row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face); "Grosvenor Terrace".
TERRACE, verb. Provide (a house) with a terrace; "We terrassed the country house".
TERRACE, verb. Make into terraces as for cultivation; "The Incas terraced their mountainous land".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats