- a large room in which the members and students dine.
- dinner in such a room.
Origin of hall
OTHER WORDS FROM hallsubhall, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH hallhall , haul
Words nearby hall
Other definitions for hall (2 of 2)
How to use hall in a sentence
All economic activity came to a grinding halt, with everything from school and cinema halls to offices and factories completely shut.Indian household incomes still haven’t recovered from the Covid-19 shock|Manavi Kapur|February 26, 2021|Quartz
While experts can provide scientific advice, given the difficult policy choices ahead, a more inclusive and participatory dialogue is needed, through hearings, town halls and citizen panels.We'll Probably Never Eliminate COVID-19 from the U.S. It's Still Worth Trying|Gavin Yamey|February 25, 2021|Time
Early in my senior year, I heard Angelika cheerfully bellowing my name down the hall, her usual method for calling people to her office.
The initial plan had been to test all students living in residence halls every other week, says Jake Baggott, associate vice chancellor and executive director of University Health Services.How 5 universities tried to handle COVID-19 on campus|Betsy Ladyzhets|February 23, 2021|Science News
Be sure to check out the town hall we’re hosting next week for this race.
Tim Russert and I are driving back to the Albany airport after taking our kids to the baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.
One day he and some of his roommates were cleaning their room and one of the guys threw the dustpan out into the hall.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But he elected instead to have a very visible affair with a music-hall star.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But, strange to say, Cocker never got inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker|Ted Gioia|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There's blood on many hands tonight…That blood on the hands starts at City Hall in the Office of the Mayor.Justice League Vigil for Slain NYPD Officers Asks Whose Life Matters|Olivia Nuzzi|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the entrance hall of the Savoy, where large and lonely porters were dozing, he learnt that she was at home.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
At Felipe's cry, the women waiting in the hall hurried in, wailing aloud as their first glance showed them all was over.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Then, with one accord, they all rose and began to steer their way around the furniture toward the hall, Goliath following.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
Mrs. Vivian had hardly spoken when the sharp little vibration of her door-bell was heard in the hall.Confidence|Henry James
The governor went upstairs and found Juan de Messa in the hall.
British Dictionary definitions for hall (1 of 2)
- a large room, esp for dining, in a college or university
- a meal eaten in this room