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Definition of floor verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    floor

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//flɔr//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they floor
     
    he / she / it floors
     
    past simple floored
     
    -ing form flooring
     
     
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    surprise/confuse
  1. 1floor somebody to surprise or confuse someone so that they are not sure what to say or do His reply completely floored me.
  2. hit
  3. 2[usually passive] floor somebody to make someone fall down by hitting them, especially in a sport He was floored by the first punch.
  4. building/room
  5. 3[usually passive] floor something to provide a building or room with a floor
  6. driving
  7. 4 floor something to press the accelerator pedal of a car hard She floored it and sped up the hill.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: floor