What does Terrace mean?

Definitions for Terraceˈtɛr əs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Terrace.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. patio, terrace(noun)

    usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence

  2. terrace, bench(noun)

    a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)

  3. terrace(verb)

    a row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face)

    "Grosvenor Terrace"

  4. terrace, terrasse(verb)

    provide (a house) with a terrace

    "We terrassed the country house"

  5. terrace(verb)

    make into terraces as for cultivation

    "The Incas terraced their mountainous land"


  1. terrace(Noun)

    A platform that extends outwards from a building.

  2. terrace(Noun)

    A raised, flat-topped bank of earth with sloping sides, especially one of a series for farming or leisure; a similar natural area of ground, often next to a river.

  3. terrace(Noun)

    A row of residential houses with no gaps between them; a group of row houses.

  4. terrace(Noun)

    The standing area at a football ground.

  5. terrace(Verb)

    To provide something with a terrace.

  6. terrace(Verb)

    To form something into a terrace.

  7. Origin: From terrasse

Webster Dictionary

  1. Terrace

    a raised level space, shelf, or platform of earth, supported on one or more sides by a wall, a bank of tuft, or the like, whether designed for use or pleasure

  2. Terrace

    a balcony, especially a large and uncovered one

  3. Terrace

    a flat roof to a house; as, the buildings of the Oriental nations are covered with terraces

  4. Terrace

    a street, or a row of houses, on a bank or the side of a hill; hence, any street, or row of houses

  5. Terrace

    a level plain, usually with a steep front, bordering a river, a lake, or sometimes the sea

  6. Terrace(verb)

    to form into a terrace or terraces; to furnish with a terrace or terraces, as, to terrace a garden, or a building


  1. Terrace

    Terrace is a city on the Skeena River in British Columbia, Canada. The Kitselas people, a tribe of the Tsimshian Nation, have lived in the Terrace area for thousands of years. The community population fell between 2001 and 2006 from 12,109 with a regional population of 19,980 to 11,320 and regional of 18,581. The 2011 census showed that the community population had fallen further to 11,486. The community is the regional retail and service hub for the northwestern portion of British Columbia. The administrative offices of the Kitimat-Stikine Regional District are also located in Terrace. The community sits on the Canadian National Railway and the Yellowhead Highway. Air services for the community are provided through Northwest Regional Airport, with connections to Prince George, Smithers, and Vancouver. The Terrace railway station is served by Via Rail's Jasper – Prince Rupert train. Health care in Terrace is administered by Northern Health and provided, in part, by Mills Memorial Hospital.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Terrace

    ter′ās, n. a raised level bank of earth: any raised flat place: the flat roof of a house:—pl. (geol.) comparatively level strips of land near the sea, lakes, or rivers, with a sharp descent at the edge towards the water, showing an ancient water-level.—v.t. to form into a terrace. [Fr. terrasse—It. terrazza—L. terra, the earth.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Terrace' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4758

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Terrace' in Nouns Frequency: #1607

Anagrams for Terrace »

  1. caterer, retrace

  2. Caterer

  3. Retrace


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Terrace in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Terrace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Deanna Brooks:

    This pool and the terrace transforms into your very own night club, surround sound, your music is out here, neon lights overlooking the strip.

  2. Lynne Smith:

    I go out every day driving around, every day you see things that are inspirational. Getting up in the morning I sit on the terrace, I look out to the sea, to the islands.

  3. Markus Binkert:

    When we create lounges we always try to think,' What will be the one distinctive factor ? ,' in this lounge it will be the terrace... this beautiful scenery of the Swiss Alps. It's going to be a destination of its own.

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