1. [ noun ] (architecture) usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
Synonyms: patio
Related terms: area suntrap garden
2. [ verb ] provide (a house) with a terrace
Synonyms: terrasse

"We terrassed the country house"

Related terms: supply architecture
3. [ verb ] make into terraces as for cultivation

"The Incas terraced their mountainous land"

Related terms: shape
4. [ noun ] a row of houses built in a similar style and having common dividing walls (or the street on which they face)

"Grosvenor Terrace"

Related terms: row terraced_house UK
5. [ noun ] (geography) a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
Synonyms: bench
Related terms: tableland
Similar spelling:   terce