What are some alternative words for ceiling?

Synonyms for ceiling
ˈsi lɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ceiling(noun)

    the overhead upper surface of a covered space

    "he hated painting the ceiling"

    Synonyms:
    cap, roof

  2. ceiling(noun)

    (meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds

    Synonyms:
    cap, roof

  3. ceiling, roof, cap(noun)

    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. ceiling(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    cap, roof

Wiktionary

  1. ceiling(noun)

    Antonyms:
    floor

  2. ceiling(noun)

    the dining room had an ornate ceiling

    Antonyms:
    floor

  3. ceiling(noun)

    price ceilings

    Antonyms:
    floor

  4. ceiling(noun)

    Antonyms:
    floor

  5. ceiling(noun)

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

    Antonyms:
    floor

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?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say ceiling in sign language?

  1. ceiling

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How to use ceiling in a sentence?

  1. Hilary Duff:

    Was incredibly excited to launch' Instagram Lizzie McGuire' on D + and my passion remains ! However, I feel a huge responsibility to honor the fans' relationship with LIZZIE who, like me, grew up seeing themselves in Instagram Lizzie McGuire, i'd be doing a disservice to everyone by limiting the realities of a 30 year old's journey to live under the ceiling of a PG rating. It's important to me that just as her experiences as a preteen/teenager navigating life were authentic, her next chapters are equally as real and relatable. It would be a dream if Disney would let us move the show to Hulu, if they were interested, and I could bring this beloved character to life again.

  2. David Weller:

    Keep in mind that carrying capacity is not a hard ceiling, but that it's a shifting threshold, in some years or period of years the environment is capable of supporting more whales than in other years.

  3. The Kentucky senator:

    It is hard for me not to use profanity in describing it, we should be using the leverage of the debt ceiling to actually enforce spending restraint.

  4. Nelson Moses:

    Never before have we witnessed more engagement surrounding mental health. Thanks to Covid, everyone is in the same boat of despair and despondency, it has gone from (being) swept under the carpet to hitting the ceiling.

  5. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton:

    This is a moving target and the number of farms affected continues to increase, we don't know what the ceiling will be.


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    A synonym for "subterranean"
    • A. overhead
    • B. overt
    • C. ulterior
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