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Meaning of EDIFICE

Pronunciation:  'edufis

WordNet Dictionary

EDIFICE is a 7 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: building
 See Also: abattoir, annex, annexe, antechamber, anteroom, apartment building, apartment house, architecture, aviary, bathhouse, bathing machine, bird sanctuary, bowling alley, butchery, casino-hotel, center, centre, chapterhouse, club, clubhouse, construction, corner, cornerstone, court, courtyard, cullis, dead room, dorm, dormitory, eating house, eating place, elevator, entrance hall, extension, exterior door, farm building, feedlot, firetrap, floor, foundation stone, foyer, gambling den, gambling hell, gambling house, gaming house, gazebo, glasshouse, government building, greenhouse, hall, Hall of Fame, health facility, heat, heating, heating plant, heating system, hotel, hotel-casino, house, house of God, house of prayer, house of worship, interior door, level, library, lift, lobby, medical building, ministry, morgue, mortuary, nook, nursery, observatory, office block, office building, opium den, outbuilding, outside door, packinghouse, place of worship, planetarium, presbytery, quoin, residence hall, rest house, restaurant, rink, shambles, skating rink, slaughterhouse, storey, story, structure, student residence, summerhouse, vestibule, volary, wing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ed"i*fice\, n. [L. aedificium, fr. aedificare: cf. F.
['e]difice. See {Edify}.]
A building; a structure; an architectural fabric; -- chiefly
applied to elegant houses, and other large buildings; as, a
palace, a church, a statehouse.

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 Related Terms: adobe house, architecture, building, casa, cliff dwelling, construct, construction, consulate, country house, country seat, dacha, deanery, dwelling house, Dymaxion house, embassy, erection, establishment, fabric, farm, farmhouse, hall, house, houseboat, hut, lake dwelling, living machine, lodge, manor house, manse, packaged house, parsonage, penthouse, pile, prefab, prefabricated house, prefabrication, presidential palace, pyramid, ranch house, rectory, roof, skyscraper, sod house, split-level, structure, superstructure, tower, town house, vicarage, White House