Verb > Floor

Verb – Floor

(+ object)

1 : to cover (a surface) with material to make a floor — usually used as (be) floored

The lobby is floored with marble.

2 a : to knock (someone) to the floor or ground

He floored me with his first punch.

b informal : to surprise, shock, or amaze (someone) very much

The news just floored me.

— often used as (be) floored

I was floored by the news.

She was floored by his knowledge of the subject.

3 US, informal : to press (the accelerator of a vehicle) to the floor — usually used in the phrase floor it

When the light turned green, he floored it. (=he pressed the accelerator all the way down and sped away)