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ceiling

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ceiling

  1. 1 a real or imaginary point beyond which a person or thing cannot go <there's a ceiling on prices> Synonyms bound, boundary, cap, limit, confines, end, extent, limitation, line, terminationRelated Words extremity, fag end, terminus; border, brim, edge, margin, rim, verge; outside; bar, barrier, fence, hedge, restraint, stop, wall

  2. 2 a raised covering over something for decoration or protection <we sat around the campfire under a ceiling of stars> Synonyms awning, canopy, cover, roof, tentRelated Words dome, marquee, pavilion; arbor, bower, pergola; screen, shade, shelter, shield, sunshade, umbrella; canvas (also canvass), fly





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