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basement

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of basement

  1. 1 a room or set of rooms below the surface of the ground <we store our bicycles in the basement during the winter> Synonyms cellarRelated Words cellarage; bunker, crawlway, foundation, hold, vault; cyclone cellar, storm cellar

  2. 2 the lowest part, place, or point <the basement of the outdoor fountain needs a lot of restoration work> Synonyms base, bottom, foot, nadir, rock bottomRelated Words basis, bed, bedrock, foundation, ground, groundwork, keystone, seat, underpinningNear Antonyms acme, apex, climax, crest, culmination, height, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, tip, tip-top, zenithAntonyms head, top, vertex





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