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1. cellar

noun. ['ˈsɛlɝ'] the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage.

Synonyms

  • level
  • story
  • storey
  • basement
  • floor

Antonyms

  • immoderation
  • moderation
  • low
  • mild

Etymology

  • celer (Anglo-Norman)
  • celare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Cellar

  • interstellar
  • propeller
  • langella
  • reseller
  • mckeller
  • mckellar
  • mackellar
  • larzelere
  • lamellar
  • gfeller
  • bestseller
  • steller
  • stellar
  • speller
  • sneller
  • schneller
  • scheller
  • dweller
  • zeller
  • weller
  • wehler
  • teller
  • shelor
  • sheller
  • seller
  • reller
  • peller
  • neller
  • mellor
  • meller

Example sentences of the word cellar


1. Adjective
Although cellar spiders are not dangerous, their webs can give your home an unpleasant look.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A basement or cellar is a suitable storage place as long as it is dry.

Quotes containing the word cellar


1. Cannibals? Who is not a cannibal? I tell you it will be more tolerable for the Fejee that salted down a lean missionary in his cellar against a coming famine; it will be more tolerable for that provident Fejee, I say, in the day of judgement, than for thee, civilized and enlightened gourmand, who nailest geese to the ground and feastest on their bloated livers in thy pate de fois gras.
- Herman Melville, Moby Dick

2. Siesta Mud tracked from the rice fields blazon a pathFrom kitchen to cellar escaping noon’s wrath.A quiet siesta to break the ordealOf scything and sifting and spinning the wheel.Half a dream later he returns to the fieldTo seeding earth’s furrows. massaging its yield.And when Sun descends gravely back to her tombHe tracks back to the kitchen, the cellar, his room.
- Beryl Dov

2. cellar

noun. ['ˈsɛlɝ'] storage space where wines are stored.

Synonyms

  • storage space

Antonyms

  • raise
  • uneven

Etymology

  • celer (Anglo-Norman)
  • celare (Latin)

3. cellar

noun. ['ˈsɛlɝ'] an excavation where root vegetables are stored.

Synonyms

  • root cellar
  • storage space

Antonyms

  • unsteady
  • inclined
  • vertical

Etymology

  • celer (Anglo-Norman)
  • celare (Latin)
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