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Definition of "room" []

  • A space that is or may be occupied: That easy chair takes up too much room. (noun)
  • An area separated by walls or partitions from other similar parts of the structure or building in which it is located: the first room on the left; an unpainted room. (noun)
  • The people present in such an area: The whole room laughed. (noun)
  • Living quarters; lodgings. (noun)
  • Suitable opportunity; occasion. (noun)
  • Space or extent, esp unoccupied or unobstructed space for a particular purpose (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • An area within a building enclosed by a floor, a ceiling, and walls or partitions (noun)
  • The people present in a room (noun)
  • Opportunity or scope (noun)
  • A part of a house, hotel, etc, that is rented out as separate accommodation; lodgings (noun)
  • To occupy or share a room or lodging (verb)

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Use "room" in a sentence
  • "In some hospitals it is customary to transport the woman from the labour room to a specific “delivery room” at the onset of the second stage."
  • "Upstairs were the bedrooms; “mother-and-father’s room” the largest; a smaller room for one or two sons, another for one or two daughters; each of these rooms containing a double bed, a “washstand, ” a “bureau, ” a wardrobe, a little table, a rocking-chair, and often a chair or two that had been slightly damaged downstairs, but not enough to justify either the expense of repair or decisive abandonment in the attic."
  • "Still surveying the room, she moves here and there, and, her eyes lighting on the box of flowers, she goes to the door of_ VIDA'S _room and speaks to her."