Adjective "Basement" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Basement


    Definition:

    1. a story of a building, partly or wholly underground.

    2. (in classical and Renaissance architecture) the portion of a building beneath the principal story, treated as a single compositional unit.

    3. the lowermost portion of a structure.

    4. the substructure of a columnar or arched construction.

    Examples:

    "accommodations can be basement."