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Definitions and Synonyms of roost | Another word for roost | What is roost?

Definition 1: a perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep - [noun denoting artifact]

(roost is a kind of ...) support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)

Definition 2: a shelter with perches for fowl or other birds - [noun denoting artifact]

(roost is a kind of ...) protective covering that provides protection from the weather

(... is a kind of roost ) a roost for hens at night

(roost is a part of ...) support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)

Definition 3: settle down or stay, as if on a roost - [verb of change]

(roost is a kind of ...) become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style

"He finally settled down"

Definition 4: sit, as on a branch - [verb of contact]

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

  • The birds perched high in the tree

Synonyms for roost in the sense of this definition

(roost is a kind of ...) be seated

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