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(noun, verb)


There are 6 meanings of the word Ceiling.

How to pronounce ceiling:


Ceiling - as a noun

The overhead upper surface of a covered space

Example: "He hated painting the ceiling"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
upper surface
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

(meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds

An upper limit on what is allowed

Example: "He put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Maximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions)

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Ceiling - as a verb

To line or finish (a surface, such as a wall), with plaster, stucco, thin boards, or similar.

To set a higher bound.

Example Sentences

"The ceiling of the room was painted blue."
"I noticed a crack in the ceiling."
"She put up a ceiling fan in her bedroom."
"The height of the ceiling is impressive."
"The spider was crawling on the ceiling."
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Word Game Points

Is CEILING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, ceiling is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CEILING has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is CEILING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, ceiling is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CEILING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 14.

Is CEILING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, ceiling is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CEILING has a WORDFEUD points total of 12.

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