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Definition of terrace:

  1. A balcony, especially a large and uncovered one.
  2. A flat roof to a house; as, the buildings of the Oriental nations are covered with terraces.
  3. A level plain, usually with a steep front, bordering a river, a lake, or sometimes the sea.
  4. A raised level space, shelf, or platform of earth, supported on one or more sides by a wall, a bank of tuft, or the like, whether designed for use or pleasure.
  5. A street, or a row of houses, on a bank or the side of a hill; hence, any street, or row of houses.
  6. To form into a terrace or terraces; to furnish with a terrace or terraces, as, to terrace a garden, or a building.

Synonyms:

landscape, green, yard, solarium, raised bank, work bench, park strip, judiciary, hanging garden, lawn, patio, plot, platform, workbench, terrasse, step terrace, bench, garden.

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