What is another word for ceiling?

Synonyms for ceiling
ˈsi lɪŋceil·ing

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Wiktionary

  1. ceilingnoun

    Antonyms:
    floor

  2. ceilingnoun

    the dining room had an ornate ceiling

    Antonyms:
    floor

  3. ceilingnoun

    price ceilings

    Antonyms:
    floor

  4. ceilingnoun

    Antonyms:
    floor

  5. ceilingnoun

    the ceiling of 4.5 is 5, the ceiling of -4.5 is -4

    Antonyms:
    floor

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ceilingnoun

    the overhead upper surface of a covered space

    "he hated painting the ceiling"

    Synonyms:
    cap, roof

  2. ceilingnoun

    (meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds

    Synonyms:
    cap, roof

  3. ceiling, roof, capnoun

    an upper limit on what is allowed

    "he put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him"; "there was a roof on salaries"; "they established a cap for prices"

    Synonyms:
    detonating device, crownwork, chapiter, roof, crown, detonator, capital, cap, pileus, hood, jacket, jacket crown

  4. ceilingnoun

    maximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions)

    Synonyms:
    cap, roof

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ceiling":

    roof, limit, cap, maximum, threshold, stopper, al-aqsa, not-to-exceed, limits

How to pronounce ceiling?

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How to use ceiling in a sentence?

  1. Chuck Schumer:

    The debt ceiling. No more hostages! that's not a good idea. We ought to be negotiating to get an agreement.

  2. Merav Michaeli:

    I think it's my responsibility as a legislator to help women who cannot break this -- it is not a glass ceiling, it is an iron gate, it's our responsibility to take care of equality, to make sure that equality is not a matter of choice, but rather a mandatory issue.

  3. Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji:

    The unique and gloriously repetitive stucco ornaments and special architectural style left me no choice but to stare at the ceiling and try to photograph it as best as I can, i stood exactly in the middle of the music hall and took the photo from above my head with a wide-angle lens.

  4. Democratic Leader Harry Reid:

    We have two issues, the debt ceiling, we have two weeks left on that. On the budget we have until Dec. 11. We're going to take them one at a time.

  5. Vivek Murthy:

    That’s a floor, that’s not a ceiling.

Images & Illustrations of ceiling

  1. ceiling
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