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Definitions of room

  1. live and take one's meals ( in a certain place)
  2. space for movement; " room to pass"; " make way for"; " hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
  3. the people who are present in a room; " the whole room was cheering"
  4. opportunity for; " room for improvement"
  5. an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; " the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
  6. live and take one's meals at or in; " she rooms in an old boarding house"
  7. Unobstructed spase; space which may be occupied by or devoted to any object; compass; extent of place, great or small; as, there is not room for a house; the table takes up too much room.
  8. A particular portion of space appropriated for occupancy; a place to sit, stand, or lie; a seat.
  9. Especially, space in a building or ship inclosed or set apart by a partition; an apartment or chamber.
  10. Place or position in society; office; rank; post; station; also, a place or station once belonging to, or occupied by, another, and vacated.
  11. Possibility of admission; ability to admit; opportunity to act; fit occasion; as, to leave room for hope.
  12. To occupy a room or rooms; to lodge; as, they arranged to room together.
  13. Spacious; roomy.
  14. Unoccupied place or space; an apartment or chamber in a building.
  15. Colloquially, to lodge.
  16. Space: a chamber: extent of place: space unoccupied: freedom to act: fit occasion: place of another: stead: ( B.) a seat.
  17. Space; an apartment; freedom to act; occasion; stead.
  18. To occupy a room; lodge.
  19. Free or open space.
  20. An apartment.
  21. Suitable occasion; groud.
  22. A person's place, function, or office.
  23. Roomful.
  24. Space; space unoccupied; place of another; opportunity; scope; an apartment; a seat.
  25. A deep- blue dye.
  26. To occupy an apartment; to lodge. To make room, to open a way or passage. To give room, to withdraw.
  27. Space; place or space unoccupied; an apartment of a house; station; place of another; stead; scope; opportunity; possible admission or mode; latitude.
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Usage examples for room

  1. She was in the room before you knew it?" – Embarrassments by Henry James
  2. Who was with you in the other room just now? – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  3. Let me get away from him; from this room! – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  4. Will there be room? – Herbert Carter's Legacy by Horatio Alger
  5. You will go up to your room now. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  6. She's in her room,- I just heard her go in. – Two Little Women on a Holiday by Carolyn Wells
  7. She left the room. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. You have come from your room? – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  9. Raby, my dear, you had better leave the room. – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed
  10. I want a room!" – The Young Forester by Zane Grey
  11. You were the last one in the room. – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  12. I suppose you'll want your old room? – The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne
  13. A room is always waiting for me here. – When Dreams Come True by Ritter Brown
  14. Why were you in her room? – Ethel Morton's Enterprise by Mabell S.C. Smith
  15. " I suppose I had, a right to be in my own room. – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  16. I'll see you to your room if you wish. – Bring Me His Ears by Clarence E. Mulford
  17. Just look at this room! – Then I'll Come Back to You by Larry Evans
  18. But for the people in the room, of course. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  19. She made as if to leave the room. – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  20. L'Ami Fritz got up and left the room. – The Chink in the Armour by Marie Belloc Lowndes
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