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ˈbeɪs məntbase·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basement, cellarnoun

    the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage

  2. basementnoun

    the ground floor facade or interior in Renaissance architecture

Wiktionary

  1. basementnoun

    A floor of a building below ground level.

  2. basementnoun

    Last place in a sports conference standings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Basementadjective

    the outer wall of the ground story of a building, or of a part of that story, when treated as a distinct substructure. ( See Base, n., 3 (a).) Hence: The rooms of a ground floor, collectively

Freebase

  1. Basement

    A basement or cellar is one or more floors of a building that are either completely or partially below the ground floor. Basements are typically used as a utility space for a building where such items as the boiler, water heater, breaker panel or fuse box, car park, and air-conditioning system are located; so also are amenities such as the electrical distribution system, and cable television distribution point. However in cities with high property prices such as London, basements are often fitted out to a high standard and used as living space. In British English, the word "basement" is used for underground floors of, for example, department stores, but the word is only used with houses when the space below their ground floor is habitable, with windows and its own access. The word cellar or cellars is used to apply to the whole underground level or to any large underground room. A subcellar is a cellar that lies further underneath.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of basement in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of basement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of basement in a Sentence

  1. Jessica Lautz:

    Homeowners tend to undertake a remodeling project for any number of reasons, in some instances, homeowners were content with sprucing up a room with a simple paint job, while in other cases, families decided to take on the task of renovating an entire attic or basement to add additional living space to their home.

  2. Howard Stern:

    It was COVID hysteria that did this to him. I think the best way to put it if you believed or believe everything that the CDC, Dr. Fauci, CNN, Joe Biden, the New York Times, NPR, if you believe everything that they have told you about COVID, you're obviously not going to be in a healthy state because they've told us so many lies, and they made things so extreme, of course, you're going to be sitting in your basement scared.' CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP.

  3. Mohammad Nowroz Haqmal:

    I was mentally and physically tortured, they beat me in the basement, and there were so many mock executions – more than twenty times the Taliban put a knife to my neck. I never thought I would make it out alive.

  4. Carole Baskin:

    No tiger belongs in a backyard or basement, the only reason that people have tigers as pets is to try to show off to others.

  5. White House:

    This report reflects nothing more than their frustrations. Chairman Schiff's report reads like the ramblings of a basement blogger straining to prove something when there is evidence of nothing.

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