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terrace

[ ter-uh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF terrace

Synonyms for terrace

  • balcony
  • deck
  • gallery
  • patio
  • platform
  • porch
  • promenade
  • roof
  • bank
  • esplanade
  • portico
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TERRACE

He flung out of the room on to the terrace and strode away in a rage.

Below, on the terrace, Viviette was walking, and she filled his universe.

You threw yourself at his head, you know you did, from Shepheard's terrace.

There was the out-of-doors breakfast party, too, on the terrace at Shepheard's.

Watch them addressing ladies on the terrace: they scarcely ever bow.

That was the news she had told my father alone that night on the terrace!

And out came old Wang from his terrace and watered his chrysanthemums.

The old man started, slipped, and fell down over the terrace.

I asked Charley one day, as we sauntered with our cigars on the terrace of the Adelphi.

Up there on the terrace—yes, they were all up there; they had sent her to fetch him.

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, "gallery, portico, balcony," later "flat, raised place for walking" (1570s), from Middle French terrace, from Old French terrasse "platform (built on or supported by a mound of earth)," from Vulgar Latin *terracea, fem. of *terraceus "earthen, earthy," from Latin terra "earth, land" (see terrain). As a natural formation in geology, attested from 1670s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TERRACE

backyard

nounexpanse behind house
  • courtyard
  • garden
  • grass
  • lawn
  • patio
  • play area
  • terrace
  • yard

garden

nouncultivated plants, flowers
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