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Definition 1: an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where room or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the rooms were very small but they had a nice view

(room is a kind of ...) a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function

"the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"

(... is a kind of room ) a backstage room in a theater where performers rest or have visitors

(... is a kind of room ) room in which a monarch or other great person receives guests, assemblies, etc.

(... is a kind of room ) a small dirty uncomfortable room

(... is a kind of room ) a room set aside for reading

(... is a kind of room ) a room for receiving and entertaining visitors (as in a private house or hotel)

(... is a kind of room ) a room equipped for informal entertaining

(... is a kind of room ) a large circular room

(... is a kind of room ) a room in a monastery that is set aside for writing or copying manuscripts

(... is a kind of room ) a small room (in large old British houses) next to the kitchen; where kitchen utensils are cleaned and kept and other rough household jobs are done

(... is a kind of room ) a room with pool tables where pool is played

(... is a kind of room ) the large room of a manor or castle

(... is a kind of room ) a room used by soldiers on guard

(... is a kind of room ) a large room for gatherings or entertainment

"lecture hall" "pool hall"

(... is a kind of room ) a room in a hospital for the care of patients

(... is a kind of room ) a room equipped for preparing meals

(... is a kind of room ) a room where books are kept

"they had brandy in the library"

(... is a kind of room ) a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax

(... is a kind of room ) a room (as at an athletic facility or workplace) where you can change clothes and which contains lockers for the temporary storage of your clothing and personal possessions

(... is a kind of room ) a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait

(... is a kind of room ) a room set aside for sewing

(... is a kind of room ) a room where goods are packaged and shipped

(... is a kind of room ) a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted

"he read the warning in the doctor's surgery"

(... is a kind of room ) a room set aside for viewing television

(... is a kind of room ) a room in which tests are conducted

(... is a kind of room ) a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

(... is a kind of room ) a room in which torture is inflicted

(... is a kind of room ) a room in a church where sacred vessels and vestments are kept or meetings are held

(... is a kind of room ) a small room large enough to admit entrance

(... is a kind of room ) a room where strategic decisions are made (especially for military or political campaigns)

(... is a kind of room ) a room enclosed largely with glass and affording exposure to the sun

(... is a kind of room ) a room used for reading and writing and studying

"he knocked lightly on the closed door of the study"

(... is a kind of room ) a room with several showers

(... is a kind of room ) (nautical) a room for the treatment of the sick or injured (as on a ship)

(... is a kind of room ) a room to which a sick person is confined

(... is a kind of room ) room in a hotel or club set apart for smokers

(... is a kind of room ) a room in a barracks where soldiers are billeted

(... is a kind of room ) a room in a police station where members of the force assemble for roll call and duty assignments

(... is a kind of room ) a room that can be filled with steam in which people bathe; `vapour bath' is a British term

(... is a kind of room ) a room in which things are stored

(... is a kind of room ) room where work is done

(... is a kind of room ) a room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibited

(... is a kind of room ) a chamber having very little reverberation

(... is a kind of room ) a small private room for study or prayer

(... is a kind of room ) a room where coats and other articles can be left temporarily

(... is a kind of room ) a room that is virtually free of dust or bacteria; used in laboratory work and in assembly or repair of precision equipment

(... is a kind of room ) a room in a school where lessons take place

(... is a kind of room ) a room where baggage or parcels are checked

(... is a kind of room ) a room where a judge transacts business

(... is a kind of room ) a room where a prisoner is kept

(... is a kind of room ) a room for gambling on card games

(... is a kind of room ) a room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a company)

(... is a kind of room ) a room in which billiards is played

(... is a kind of room ) a room (often at the top of a tower) where bells are hung

(... is a kind of room ) a room used primarily for sleeping

(... is a kind of room ) a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet

(... is a kind of room ) a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter

"he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"

(... is a kind of room ) large room used mainly for dancing

(... is a kind of room ) a room located in the rear of an establishment; usually accessible only to privileged groups

(... is a kind of room ) a large entrance or reception room or area

(... is a kind of room ) a room used for the activities of a club

(... is a kind of room ) a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area

(... is a kind of room ) a small area off of a kitchen that is used for dining

(... is a kind of room ) a room used for dining

(... is a kind of room ) a room that is entered via a door

"his office is the third door down the hall on the left"

(... is a kind of room ) a room in which you can change clothes

(... is a kind of room ) the room in the palace of a native prince of India in which audiences and receptions occur

(... is a kind of room ) a room (as on a ship) in which the engine is located

(... is a kind of room ) a large room in a exchange where the trading is done

"he is a floor trader"

(... is a kind of room ) a room (usually in the basement of a building) that contains a furnace for heating the building

(... is a kind of room ) a long usually narrow room used for some specific purpose

"shooting gallery"

(... is a kind of room ) a room that is comfortable and secluded

(... is a kind of room ) a room housing control equipment (as in a recording studio)

(... is a kind of room ) a room in which photographs are developed

(... is a kind of room ) a room in which a conference can be held

(... is a kind of room ) a room where films or tapes are edited (by cutting out unwanted parts)

(... is a kind of room ) a small secluded room

(... is a kind of room ) a room in which a lawcourt sits

"television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"

(... is a kind of room ) small room in which a monk or nun lives

(room is a part of ...) an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure

"the south wall had a small window" "the walls were covered with pictures"

(room is a part of ...) the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)

"they needed rugs to cover the bare floors" "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent"

(room is a part of ...) the overhead upper surface of a covered space

"he hated painting the ceiling"

(room is a part of ...) light that provides general illumination for a room

(... is part of room) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

"there was a three-story building on the corner" "it was an imposing edifice"

Definition 2: the people who are present in a room - [noun denoting group]

Samples where room or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the whole room was cheering

(room is a kind of ...) a group of persons together in one place

Definition 3: space for movement - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where room or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • room to pass
  • make way for
  • hardly enough elbow room to turn around

Synonyms for room in the sense of this definition

(room is a kind of ...) the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated

"the position of the hands on the clock" "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"

(... is a kind of room ) an area that includes places where several people can sit

"there is seating for 40 students in this classroom"

(... is a kind of room ) room for passengers or spectators to stand

"there was standing room for thousands more people"

(... is a kind of room ) sufficient room for easy breathing or movement

"moved to the country to find breathing room"

(... is a kind of room ) vertical space available to allow easy passage under something

(... is a kind of room ) space for accommodation in a house

"I wouldn't give that table houseroom"

(... is a kind of room ) space sought for occupation by a nation whose population is expanding

(... is a kind of room ) space in which vehicles can be parked

"there is plenty of parking behind the store"

(... is a kind of room ) space for maneuver at sea

Definition 4: opportunity for - [noun denoting state]

Samples where room or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • room for improvement

(room is a kind of ...) a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances

"the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington" "now is your chance"

Definition 5: live and take one's meals at or in - [verb of stative]

Samples where room or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she rooms in an old boarding house

Synonyms for room in the sense of this definition

(room is a kind of ...) be an inhabitant of or reside in

"People lived in Africa millions of years ago" "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted" "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean" "deer are populating the woods"

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