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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 of ceiling bound, boundary, cap, limit, confines, end, extent, limitation, line, terminationWords Related to ceiling 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 of ceiling awning, canopy, cover, roof, tentWords Related to ceiling dome, marquee, pavilion; arbor, bower, pergola; screen, shade, shelter, shield, sunshade, umbrella; canvas (also canvass), fly



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