Synonyms of 'tier'
one of a set of rows placed one above and behind the other, such as theatre seatsan auditorium with tiers of seats around and above it
a row of pretty little cottages
The typical labourer now sits in front of a bank of dials.
Critics and the public puzzle out the layers of meaning in his photos.
Children clutching empty bowls form a line.
List the key headings and sort them in a logical order.
a series of explosions
A file of soldiers, marched past.
Ranks of police in riot gear stood nervously by.
Houses must not be more than two storeys high.
The rock strata show that the region was intensely dry 15,000 years ago.
the lower echelons of society
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in the sense of bank
an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiersThe typical labourer now sits in front of a bank of dials.
in the sense of echelon
a level of power or responsibilitythe lower echelons of society
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