Definition of Hall

1. Noun. An interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open. "The elevators were at the end of the hall"

Exact synonyms: Hallway
Terms within: Ceiling, Floor, Flooring, Wall
Specialized synonyms: Concourse
Generic synonyms: Corridor

2. Noun. A large entrance or reception room or area.
Exact synonyms: Antechamber, Anteroom, Entrance Hall, Foyer, Lobby, Vestibule
Group relationships: Building, Edifice
Specialized synonyms: Narthex
Generic synonyms: Room

3. Noun. A large room for gatherings or entertainment. "Pool hall"
Specialized synonyms: Beer Hall, Concert Hall, Exhibition Area, Exhibition Hall, Floor, Great Hall
Generic synonyms: Room

4. Noun. A college or university building containing living quarters for students.
Exact synonyms: Dorm, Dormitory, Residence Hall, Student Residence
Generic synonyms: Building, Edifice, Living Quarters, Quarters
Specialized synonyms: Hall Of Residence

5. Noun. The large room of a manor or castle.
Exact synonyms: Manor Hall
Group relationships: Manse, Mansion, Mansion House, Residence
Generic synonyms: Room

6. Noun. English writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943).
Exact synonyms: Marguerite Radclyffe Hall, Radclyffe Hall
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

7. Noun. United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924).
Exact synonyms: G. Stanley Hall, Granville Stanley Hall
Generic synonyms: Psychologist

8. Noun. United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914).
Exact synonyms: Charles Martin Hall
Generic synonyms: Chemist

9. Noun. United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871).
Exact synonyms: Charles Francis Hall
Generic synonyms: Adventurer, Explorer

10. Noun. United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907).
Exact synonyms: Asaph Hall
Generic synonyms: Astronomer, Stargazer, Uranologist

11. Noun. A large and imposing house.
Exact synonyms: Manse, Mansion, Mansion House, Residence
Generic synonyms: House
Specialized synonyms: Manor, Manor House, Castle, Palace, Stately Home
Terms within: Manor Hall

12. Noun. A large building used by a college or university for teaching or research. "Halls of learning"
Generic synonyms: Building, Edifice

13. Noun. A large building for meetings or entertainment.
Generic synonyms: Building, Edifice
Specialized synonyms: City Hall, Guildhall, Lyceum

Definition of Hall

1. n. A building or room of considerable size and stateliness, used for public purposes; as, Westminster Hall, in London.

Definition of Hall

1. Proper noun. (surname British and Scandinavian topographic from=Middle English dot=) for someone who lived in or near a hall. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname from=German dot=) of German origin for someone associated with a salt mine. ¹

3. Proper noun. (surname Anglo-Norman) direct descendents of the Fitzwilliam line. ¹

4. Noun. A corridor; a hallway. ¹

5. Noun. A meeting room. ¹

6. Noun. A manor house. ¹

7. Noun. A building providing student accommodation at a university. ¹

8. Noun. The principal room of a secular medieval building. ¹

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Definition of Hall

1. a large room for assembly [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hall

hall (current term)
hall effect
hall of fame
hall of mirrors
hall of residence
hall of shame
hall porter

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