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1. edifice

noun. ['ˈɛdəfəs'] a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place.

Synonyms

  • wall
  • temple
  • club
  • extension
  • brothel
  • volary
  • anteroom
  • dormitory
  • shooting gallery
  • mortuary
  • ruin
  • house
  • stairway
  • dorm
  • skeleton
  • tap house
  • entrance hall
  • hotel
  • exterior door
  • stud
  • house of prostitution
  • foundation stone
  • student union
  • foyer
  • structure
  • library
  • apartment house
  • elevator
  • greenhouse
  • Roman building
  • sporting house
  • skyscraper
  • level
  • chapterhouse
  • gambling hell
  • office building
  • eating house
  • outside door
  • bathing machine
  • crawlspace
  • place of worship
  • building
  • hall
  • glasshouse
  • healthcare facility
  • hotel-casino
  • firetrap
  • butchery
  • heat
  • bagnio
  • centre
  • presbytery
  • rotunda
  • lobby
  • medical building
  • annexe
  • center
  • apartment building
  • casino-hotel
  • nursery
  • student residence
  • gambling den
  • packinghouse
  • gambling house
  • planetarium
  • corner
  • opium den
  • eatery
  • skating rink
  • upstairs
  • lift
  • underframe
  • crawl space
  • bawdyhouse
  • storey
  • observatory
  • story
  • theatre
  • court
  • house of prayer
  • theater
  • gazebo
  • restaurant
  • abattoir
  • shambles
  • architecture
  • gaming house
  • heating
  • vestibule
  • aviary
  • eating place
  • whorehouse
  • telecom hotel
  • bird sanctuary
  • cullis
  • feedlot
  • house of worship
  • summerhouse
  • Hall of Fame
  • rink
  • quoin
  • antechamber
  • outbuilding
  • farm building
  • cathouse
  • nook
  • office block
  • bathhouse
  • heating system
  • construction
  • slaughterhouse
  • interior door
  • bordello
  • courtyard
  • staircase
  • roof
  • rest house
  • wing
  • clubhouse
  • tavern
  • room
  • cornerstone
  • heating plant
  • annex
  • bowling alley
  • frame
  • ministry
  • dead room
  • signal box
  • floor
  • skeletal frame
  • morgue
  • shaft
  • school
  • signal tower
  • telco building
  • health facility
  • house of ill repute
  • residence hall
  • house of God
  • schoolhouse
  • window
  • scantling

Antonyms

  • divide
  • contraction
  • shortness
  • flexion

Etymology

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

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Words that Rhyme with Edifice

  • beilfuss
  • cephus
  • delfosse
  • dreyfus
  • dreyfus
  • dreyfuss
  • duffus
  • ifas
  • interoffice
  • jeffus
  • josephus
  • memphis
  • memphis
  • office
  • orifice
  • preface
  • resurface
  • rothfuss
  • rufus
  • searfoss

How do you pronounce edifice?

Pronounce edifice as ˈɛdəfəs.

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Example sentences of the word edifice


1. Noun, singular or mass
The main design of the edifice has not changed since its original construction.

Quotes containing the word edifice


1. Faith is the mortar that fills the cracks in the evidence and the gaps in the logic, and thus it is faith that keeps the whole terrible edifice of religious certainty still looming dangerously over our world.
- Sam Harris, The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason

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