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1. ceiling

noun. ['ˈsiːlɪŋ'] the overhead upper surface of a covered space.

Synonyms

  • hallway
  • overhead
  • hall
  • room

Antonyms

  • lowness
  • highness
  • high
  • tall

Etymology

  • ceiling (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Debt Ceiling

  • unappealing
  • darjeeling
  • concealing
  • unfeeling
  • squealing
  • revealing
  • repealing
  • wheeling
  • stealing
  • frieling
  • freehling
  • appealing
  • annealing
  • teeling
  • sieling
  • seeling
  • sealing
  • reeling
  • peeling
  • mealing
  • kneeling
  • keeling
  • heling
  • heeling
  • healing
  • feeling
  • dealing
  • ealing

Example sentences of the word debt-ceiling


1. Noun Phrase
This act raises the debt ceiling.

2. Noun Phrase
Multiply your monthly income by .36 to learn what the lender will see as your debt ceiling.

3. Noun Phrase
Pay down non-housing credit obligations if they are too high a percentage of your debt ceiling.

2. ceiling

noun. ['ˈsiːlɪŋ'] (meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds.

Synonyms

  • height

Antonyms

  • tallness
  • shortness

Etymology

  • ceiling (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. ceiling

noun. ['ˈsiːlɪŋ'] an upper limit on what is allowed.

Synonyms

  • control
  • roof
  • cap

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • uncover

Etymology

  • ceiling (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. ceiling

noun. ['ˈsiːlɪŋ'] maximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions).

Synonyms

  • height
  • absolute ceiling
  • altitude
  • combat ceiling

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline

Etymology

  • ceiling (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. debt

noun. ['ˈdɛt'] the state of owing something (especially money).

Synonyms

  • liability
  • indebtedness

Antonyms

  • good
  • advantage
  • strong point

Etymology

  • dett (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. debt

noun. ['ˈdɛt'] money or goods or services owed by one person to another.

Synonyms

  • debt ceiling
  • debt limit
  • arrears
  • loan
  • installment debt
  • score
  • national debt
  • bad debt
  • public debt
  • principal

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • deficit
  • lead
  • unimportant

Etymology

  • dett (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. debt

noun. ['ˈdɛt'] an obligation to pay or do something.

Antonyms

  • borrow

Etymology

  • dett (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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