Mansion vs Mansionlike - What's the difference?

mansion | mansionlike |

As a noun mansion

is estate.

As an adjective mansionlike is

resembling a mansion or some aspect of one.



Alternative forms

* mansioun (obsolete)


(en noun)
  • (senseid) A large house or building, usually built for the wealthy.
  • (UK) A luxurious flat (apartment).
  • (obsolete) A house provided for a clergyman; a manse.
  • (obsolete) A stopping-place during a journey; a stage.
  • (historical) An astrological house; a station of the moon.
  • * Late 14th century: Which book spak muchel of the operaciouns / Touchynge the eighte and twenty mansiouns / That longen to the moone — Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘The Franklin's Tale’, Canterbury Tales
  • (Chinese astronomy) One of twenty-eight sections of the sky.
  • An individual habitation or apartment within a large house or group of buildings. (Now chiefly in allusion to John 14:2.)
  • * 1611 , Bible , Authorized (King James) Version, John XIV.2:
  • In my Father's house are many mansions : if it were not so, I would have told you.
  • * Denham
  • These poets near our princes sleep, / And in one grave their mansions keep.
  • * 2003 , The Economist , (subtitle), 18 Dec 2003:
  • The many mansions in one east London house of God.
  • Any of the branches of the Rastafari movement.
  • Derived terms

    * mansion house * mansion place * mansionette * mansionry


    * Japanese: (borrowed)






    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a mansion or some aspect of one.