Associations to the word «Room»

Wiktionary

ROOM, adjective. (dialectal or obsolete) Wide; spacious; roomy.
ROOM, adverb. (dialectal or obsolete) Far; at a distance; wide in space or extent.
ROOM, adverb. (nautical) Off from the wind.
ROOM, noun. (now) (rare) Opportunity or scope (to do something). [from 9th c.]
ROOM, noun. (uncountable) Space for something, or to carry out an activity. [from 10th c.]
ROOM, noun. (archaic) A particular portion of space. [from 11th c.]
ROOM, noun. (uncountable) (figuratively) Sufficient space for or to do something. [from 15th c.]
ROOM, noun. (nautical) A space between the timbers of a ship's frame. [from 15th c.]
ROOM, noun. (countable) A separate part of a building, enclosed by walls, a floor and a ceiling. [from 15th c.]
ROOM, noun. (countable) With possessive pronoun: one's bedroom.
ROOM, noun. (in the plural) A set of rooms inhabited by someone; one's lodgings. [from 17th c.]
ROOM, noun. (always in the singular) The people in a room. [from 17th c.]
ROOM, noun. (mining) An area for working in a coal mine. [from 17th c.]
ROOM, noun. (caving) A portion of a cave that is wider than a passage. [from 17th c.]
ROOM, noun. (Internet) (countable) A forum or chat room. [from 20th c.]
ROOM, noun. Place or position in society; office; rank; post, sometimes when vacated by its former occupant.
ROOM, verb. (intransitive) To reside, especially as a boarder or tenant.
ROOM, verb. (transitive) To assign to a room; to allocate a room to.
ROOM AND BOARD, noun. A place of lodging with daily meals, usually provided in return for rent or other considerations.
ROOM DIVIDER, noun.  A screen or piece of furniture placed in a way that divides a room into separate areas.
ROOM DIVIDERS, noun. Plural of room divider
ROOM FOR A PONY, noun. (chiefly British) (humorous) minimum trappings of the minor landed gentry
ROOM FOR DOUBT, noun. (idiomatic) Eventuality.
ROOM IN, verb. (intransitive) Of a mother and her new baby; to stay together in the same room.
ROOM SERVICE, noun. The provision of food, drink and other refreshments to a guest room.
ROOM SERVICE, noun. The department of a hotel that provides such a service.
ROOM TEMPERATURE, noun. A normal temperature of a room in which people live; typically 20 to 23°C (68 to 73ºF); neither heated nor chilled.
ROOM TEMPERATURE I.Q., noun. Alternative form of room-temperature IQ
ROOM TEMPERATURE IQ, noun. Alternative form of room-temperature IQ
ROOM TEMPERATURE IQS, noun. Plural of room temperature IQ
ROOM TOGETHER, verb. To live as roommates; to live together in the same room.

Dictionary definition

ROOM, noun. An area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view".
ROOM, noun. Space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around".
ROOM, noun. Opportunity for; "room for improvement".
ROOM, noun. The people who are present in a room; "the whole room was cheering".
ROOM, verb. Live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.