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Synonyms for ceiling
ˈsi lɪŋceil·ing

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  1. ceilingnoun


  2. ceilingnoun

    the dining room had an ornate ceiling


  3. ceilingnoun

    price ceilings


  4. ceilingnoun


  5. ceilingnoun

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


Princeton's WordNet

  1. ceilingnoun

    the overhead upper surface of a covered space

    "he hated painting the ceiling"

    cap, roof

  2. ceilingnoun

    (meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds

    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"

    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)

    cap, roof

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ceiling":

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

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How to use ceiling in a sentence?

  1. Jonathan Miller:

    This is a market that has been pressed to the ceiling. On top of that, the expectation is that new leasing will peak in August, which is expected to keep upper pressure on prices in the near term, i'm not sure how long this lasts after that, because at some point, for affordability, the math just doesn't work.

  2. Debbie Greco:

    It was horrible. I've never had wind shake the house the way it did, we had 4 feet of water that came inside and then after a couple of hours, the ceiling in my house started caving in.

  3. Josh Schwerin:

    Even McAuliffe got a record number of votes and was still losing rural areas 85-15. Terry McAuliffe aides can't win elections that way, it wasn't enough to counter how excited Republicans were in other parts and how low Terry McAuliffe aides ceiling is in rural communities right now. ... It's getting worse.

  4. Alphonse Youla:

    Then the tiled ceiling of the airport collapsed. I helped carry out five dead, with their legs destroyed, as if the bomb came from a piece of luggage it's from the people I carried out.

  5. Bill Clinton:

    There has been a lot of talk about breaking the glass ceiling, i am tired of the stranglehold that women have had on the job of presidential spouse.

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