What does basement mean?

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ˈbeɪs məntbase·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basement, cellar(noun)

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

  2. basement(noun)

    the ground floor facade or interior in Renaissance architecture

Wiktionary

  1. basement(Noun)

    A floor of a building below ground level.

  2. basement(Noun)

    Last place in a sports conference standings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Basement(adj)

    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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Numerology

  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. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    There is no victory at bargain basement prices.

  2. Charlotte Bolton:

    This car is deep in my house, my basement is destroyed.

  3. Andrew Freund Sr.:

    Weve checked closets, the basement, the garage, everywhere.

  4. Michael Honig:

    We had this wonderful trajectory up, now it's down in the basement.

  5. Ray Rodio II:

    No, he wasn't, he wasn't doing anything out of the basement -- he was doing drugs.

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