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synonyms for take the floor

  • call
  • discuss
  • talk
  • approach
  • bespeak
  • discourse
  • greet
  • hail
  • lecture
  • memorialize
  • orate
  • pitch
  • pontificate
  • sermonize
  • spiel
  • spout
  • stump
  • deliver speech
  • deliver talk
  • get on a soapbox
  • give speech
  • give talk
  • root for

antonyms for take the floor

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  • listen
  • refrain
  • be quiet
  • avoid
  • cut
  • disregard
  • ignore
  • overlook
  • pass
  • shun
  • slight
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How to use take the floor in a sentence

She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
The inner ends of the burrows were enlarged with a depression in the floor, where the eggs were laid.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Wycliffe translates the Vulgate: “And it as a modir onourid schal meete hym, and as a womman fro virgynyte schal take him.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
But it was necessary to take Silan, which the rebels hastened to strengthen, closely followed up by the Spaniards.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
And this summer it seemed to her that she never would be able to take proper care of her nestful of children.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Her feet felt rooted to the floor in the wonder and doubt of this strange occurrence.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Last night I saw Jean Baptiste lying prone upon the floor, and knew that she had beaten him down to it, and he had not resisted.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Several able speakers had made long addresses in support of the bill when one Mr. Morrisett, from Monroe, took the floor.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TAKE THE FLOOR

  • approach
  • bespeak
  • call
  • deliver speech
  • deliver talk
  • discourse
  • discuss
  • get on a soapbox
  • give speech
  • give talk
  • greet
  • hail
  • lecture
  • memorialize
  • orate
  • pitch
  • pontificate
  • root for
  • sermonize
  • spiel
  • spout
  • stump
  • take the floor
  • talk
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.