ground floor

Primary Meanings of ground floor

1.
n
the floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building
2.
n
becoming part of a venture at the beginning (regarded as position of advantage)
Full Definitions of ground floor
1

n the floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building

Synonyms:
first floor, ground level
Type of:
floor, level, storey, story
a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
2

n becoming part of a venture at the beginning (regarded as position of advantage)

“he got in on the ground floor
Type of:
beginning
the event consisting of the start of something

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