What do you call the level of a building that is partly or entirely underground?
  •   basement (62%)
  •   A basement is finished (for example with plastered or painted walls, carpets, etc.), whereas a cellar is unfinished (made up of bare stone or cement, used only for storage). (14%)
  •   I use both, and they mean the same thing (10%)
  •   A cellar has an outside entrance (some call this a "bulkhead"), whereas a basement does not (8%)
  •   cellar (1%)
  •   other (1%)

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