Meaning of ROOM in English

ROOM

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a breakfast table/room

The house has a large kitchen and a breakfast room.

a fitness room

Other facilities in the hotel include a fitness room and a sauna.

a hospital ward/room

nurses working on hospital wards

a hotel room

She was watching TV in her hotel room.

a laundry room

There's a washing machine in the laundry room.

a lecture hall/room ( also a lecture theatre British English )

The lecture hall was packed.

ample room/space etc

She found ample room for her things in the wardrobe.

at room temperature

Store the wine at room temperature.

attic room

a small attic room

baggage room

be (little/no) room for optimism (= have a possibility that things might get better )

There is little room for optimism in the current financial situation.

boiler room

book a room/hotel

Ross found a good hotel and booked a room.

box room

Cabinet Office Briefing Rooms

changing room

Changing Rooms

chat room

chill room

common room

consulting room

control room

the submarine’s control room

cutting room

day room

dining room

drawing room

dressing room

emergency room

family room

fitting room

front room

give...breathing room

This deal should give the company some extra breathing room before its loans are due.

green room

guest room

home room

house/flat/room mate (= someone you share a house, room etc with )

incident room

ladies' room

leg room

There wasn’t enough leg room.

living room

locker room

lumber room

men's room

morning room

no room for complacency

Despite yesterday’s win, there is clearly no room for complacency if the team want to stay top of the league.

operating room

pace the floor/room

Sam stood up and paced the floor, deep in thought.

powder room

rec room

reception room

recovery room

recreation ground/area/room

a recreation area for children to play in

recreation room

rest room

room and board

You’ll receive free room and board with the job.

room for improvement (= the possibility that something could be done better )

There's room for improvement in the way the tickets are sold.

room service

room temperature

The wine should be served at room temperature.

rooming house

room/scope for disagreement (= the possibility that people will disagree about something )

There is room for disagreement about how much independence to give children.

rumpus room

sitting room

smoke-filled room

smoking room

snooker table/room/hall

spare room

standing room only (= no seats were left )

There was standing room only in the courthouse.

standing room

There was standing room only no seats were left in the courthouse.

steam room

suite of rooms

a suite of rooms for palace guests

take up space/room

old books that were taking up space in the office

the sick room (= the room where a sick person is )

She had spent the last hour in her mother’s sick room.

the staff room British English (= a room for teachers in a school )

I usually have a coffee in the staff room before school starts.

utility room

waiting room

wiggle room

women's room

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

back

In my father's house, I took the back room .

In spite of the circumstances, the mood there in the back room was far from somber, though.

Fights can take place anywhere, from the back room of a pub to a municipal hall.

Foaming schooners, free lunch, fish fry Fridays, poker in the back room , arguments settled in the alley.

She was in a cot in the back room with a row of night-lights set along the floor.

The other four victims found in the back room or office were nude.

The vicar left his position near the soldier, and disappeared into a back room .

Most of the girls were already in the back room smoking with Coughlin.

comfortable

All the comfortable rooms sleep two and are of a high standard with private shower and W.C; most have a balcony.

Economy hotels offer clean, comfortable rooms and front desk services without costly extras like restaurants and room service.

We visited one day in her comfortable room at the Research Center.

They saw a warm, comfortable room with a good fire burning in the fireplace and a few papers on the big table.

There is a comfortable sitting room , with beams and an inglenook fireplace with bricks worn down by centuries of knife sharpening.

The comfortable rooms all enjoy an en-suite shower/WC.

The kitchen was a homely, comfortable room .

dining

The medical staff dining room was almost empty, and the last group of people were just leaving.

He looked over the women in the ship's dining room , just checking, a few glanced his way.

Access to the dining room in the north-east corner of the main block was then made via a short flight of stairs.

He was like a kid making his camp under the dining room table with some blankets and pillows.

Ensure that cutlery which has been cleaned using chemicals gets a thorough washing before going back into the dining room .

Fifteen serving staff work in the main refectory with four waitresses in the staff dining room .

Are you going to eat in the living room , dining room or kitchen?

front

Patrick followed Ben Travers into his front room .

Roland Major sat in the middle of the front room that had already been cleaned and refused to help.

I went back into the scullery and opened the adjoining door to the front room .

The front room was full of everything front rooms were full of when they had the sale after the Festival of Britain.

When we got there she was lying in the front room .

An example is one of the strip buildings at Sea Mills, which contained a number of ovens in the front room .

Would it look more natural to have his father kneeling in the front room ?

The resort is a short bus ride away and shops and cafés are nearby. Front rooms are larger.

living

She opened the door to the living room .

Their gold band design on ivory, white, and black backgrounds is very well suited to living room areas.

Designer blasts from the past carefully chosen to look nice in a west London living room .

Willie would return from school to find the living room filled with the musky perfume of freshly-cut branches burning in the range.

The main living rooms downstairs have low ceilings and are wood beamed.

Pausing outside his living room door, he switched on the hall light and crouched down on his knees.

Do they need to look equally at home in kitchen, dining room or living room?

The damp was creeping into the living room .

single

Supplements per person per night: Single room £12.40.

Supplements per person per night: No single room supplements.

Supplements per person per night: Single room 11 Jul-4 Sep £9.75, All other times £13.25.

sitting

There was movement in his sitting room , in his kitchen.

The sitting room had shabby chintz furniture, and faded curtains in the long window alcove.

A gilt harp sits in the bay window of the sitting room .

There was nothing, not even that hotel sitting room , to compare.

He looked round his sitting room .

Facilities include a cosy sitting room where drinks are served, and a sun terrace.

There were 8 kitchens, 19 bathrooms, 24 toilets, 11 dining rooms , 17 bedrooms and 21 sitting rooms.

Lunch went on past three o'clock, when they went to the sun-filled sitting room with coffee and cigars.

spare

We had tried cycling, skipping and jogging and we both had an exercise bike in the spare room .

Every spare room became a coveted rental unit.

He had left the fire on in the spare room .

Friends offered to let me stay in a spare room or on a couch.

Back in the spare room there were problems.

We must furnish our spare room at once if this sort of thing is to happen often.

Gyggle would store me in a spare room of the hospital and keep me under twenty-four-hour observation while I was unconscious.

For years, teachers relied on using spare rooms in the Park hospital building.

■ NOUN

conference

They get summoned into the conference room .

For years, the supervisors have shared bathrooms and conference rooms and worked in cramped offices.

He smells of conference rooms and courtrooms.

The meeting took place a few days later in a hotel conference room .

In addition to the daily service there are functions in a main function suite and in conference rooms on every floor.

The massage takes place in conference rooms , where employees relax in massage chairs.

Large sliding doors open from the oak-floored corridor in the pavilion into the conference rooms .

The group assembled in the marble-lined conference room for detailed discussions about the columns for the arcade.

control

In the immediate vicinity, sensitive monitors relay readings back to the central control room .

Unlike radio, the anchor / readers do not have to be in eye contact with the control room .

The competition, in its eighth year, was organised by Wytch Farm control room operator Dave Handley.

You see engineers in the control room .

A face forced its way through the hatch which led from the control room .

Most astronomers are enclosed in observing cages or in control rooms for most of the time they are observing.

A control room operator at Dimlington, he has followed motor racing for years.

The floor manager is the human lifeline between the talent on the set and the control room .

emergency

If chest pain occurs report immediately to nearest emergency room .

At Massachusetts General, William Tisdale was a second-year medical resident in the emergency room .

A 33-year-old man was brought to the emergency room in coma.

They were also asked how much total waiting time elapsed between triage and departure from the emergency room .

In the emergency room he appeared deeply comatose: his eyes were closed and he did not react to noxious stimuli.

I made my way through a long corridor toward the emergency room .

Now, with abortion illegal, it was far more dangerous, and many victims ended in hospital emergency rooms .

It was too quiet for an emergency room , I thought.

guest

Rex rampant, I thought later in their guest room .

We removed our gear from our bikes and were ushered into their guest room .

I fetch another from the guest room .

He put his handkerchief in his pocket, and looked into the full-length mirror on the back of the guest room door.

The system provides instantaneous online guest room security control.

I took a quick look around, then went straight to the guest room .

Dining/guest rooms Much the same suggestions can apply to a room that also acts as part-time guest room.

One night, hours after Roland and Mimi had gone to bed, Margarett appeared in the garden outside the guest room .

hotel

The first, as I was rapidly discovering in his hotel room , is enthusiasm.

It was your basic small, upscale hotel room .

But a couple of hours later in his hotel room , he knew, he saw the extent of his madness.

Kawai's Trilby Cold comforts of a hotel room: the air-conditioning and fridge join forces for a chummy hum, barbershop-style.

Whaling, Reiniger said from his Palo Alto hotel room , radicalized the black sailors, who traveled the world hunting whales.

So he set the play in a hotel room , and Frank and Betty Spencer were the honeymoon couple who booked in.

In that hotel room in Carlsbad, I wondered what I would want in their shoes.

locker

Rock music boomed from speakers in the locker room .

At halftime, Oregon up by six, Jess stands alone in the back of the locker room staring her wide-eyed stare.

Privately, some express worries about the effect of picking transsexuals on locker room morale.

Their locker room Monday was as jovial as any could be, especially considering their 2-4 record.

She takes the anger down with her to the locker room , but keeps it close.

She sits alone in the locker room for a long time, dry-eyed, numb, unthinking.

That was plainly evident in the locker room , where Hostetler teetered on the brink of openly losing his temper.

Unfortunately, a row of lockers lined the wall Separating the gym from the locker room , obstructing the view.

reception

She didn't take him to one of the two formal reception rooms opening off the hall.

Bernstein went back to the locked reception room through an inner doorway.

It offers good size accommodation, benefiting from three good bedrooms, two separate reception rooms and partial gas fired central heating.

He sits in an oversized armchair in a huge reception room equipped with a state-of-the-art video wall.

The house consisted of two reception rooms , each furnished with black oak monstrosities that created a dark and depressing atmosphere.

Tommy, as usual, is whispering to Nico hotly when I come through the reception room .

The reception room was little more than a hall.

The public reception room was not a welcoming sight.

service

There is room service and airconditioning.

We can deliver from room service for $ 4 a bag.

Watersports Shopping village All rooms and suites have mini-bar and 24 hour room service .

Economy hotels offer clean, comfortable rooms and front desk services without costly extras like restaurants and room service.

It does not include travel insurance, wine and drinks with meals and room service .

My room service breakfast practically leaped through the door.

These are meals on heels, moving targets, room service .

There is room service but bedrooms have no minibar or air-conditioning.

temperature

Remove about an hour before the guests are expected and fill the pineapple shells, then leave to come up to room temperature .

Cool at room temperature and cut into squares.

Choosing Choose fruit that's just softening; it will soon ripen at room temperature .

To serve, cut into wedges and serve warm or at room temperature .

An air conditioner to maintain normal room temperature is advisable.

Season buffalo steaks with salt and pepper to taste and let them rest for 1 hour at room temperature .

Incubation was performed at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Remove pot from oven and serve right from the pot either warm or at room temperature .

■ VERB

enter

Anyone entering the room just then would have thought what a very handsome couple they were.

I passed quickly through the foyer, angled left through the large cathedral-ceilinged living room , entered the dining room.

The girl opened a door with a Yale key and they entered a dark room .

The little room could be entered from the living room and from the staircase outside their flat.

On entering a small seminar room , where a meeting is already under way, the show may take the following complex form.

Online host: You have entered the Sports Fanz room .

She ascended the stairs and entered her own room first, but there was no one there.

fill

Cold glass and cold metal frame filling that room .

The bright yellow light filled the room like sunshine.

You may then proceed with filling the room with furnishings.

The honeysuckle had climbed the back wall of the house and its fragrance filled my old room .

In the transmitter, infra-red is modulated to carry the analogue sound information which then fills the room .

Clouds of steam from the dishwasher filled the room when the going got heavy.

At night he filled the room .

Nobody would be there with the party filling the other rooms .

leave

When Kee left the room Conway picked up the telephone.

However, the author does not leave much room for ambiguity.

He left the room and in his bed he wept with a violence he had never known before, spasm following spasm.

Feeling thoroughly disquieted, she left her room in a rush.

We leave the room feeling let down and the boss, no doubt, feels much the same.

This does, however, tend to reduce precision and leave room for biases.

move

She nodded, all the time moving about the room which was in an incredible confusion.

Faklirti and his family moved into a cement room at the back of the house.

When I move into the living room , some one is waiting.

They moved deliberately around the room , never raising their voices.

All the lights were on and people seemed to be moving about in every room .

After Mrs Saulitis moved into her own room , the sergeant arrived on Saturday afternoons, packages in his hands.

Then I went to work in another factory as a machinist and I moved into a room with the child.

A tall, slender woman moved into the room from the kitchen, wearing an apron.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

acres of space/room

charge sth to sb's account/room etc

elbow room

In October the museums and art galleries are less crowded, and there's more elbow room in restaurants.

Let's sit in a booth. There's more elbow room there.

They stood in the crowd, fighting for elbow room.

Give each elbow room to display its fronds.

It can change the climate enough to give people elbow room to do the right things.

Mr. Illsley Where would Nottinghamshire county council find the elbow room to which the hon. Gentleman referred?

Oh come, you must leave even me a little elbow room in which to breathe.

Packed three or four to a closet-sized room, students can come to envy the elbow room afforded sardines and cosmonauts.

The belt provides vast material resources, vast amounts of solar power, and vast elbow room.

The little clearing was shielded from the street by the laurels, and afforded him plenty of elbow room.

There was enough elbow room in this gargantuan aquarium for all kinds of surprises to emerge.

feng shui a room/house etc

room for manoeuvre/freedom of manoeuvre

single bed/room etc

A single room supplement of £8 per person per night applies at hotels indicated.

Additional night, single room and upgrade prices are available.

His own family-seven strong-live in a single room in the house.

Lounge / dining / kitchen areas with seating which converts to a double or two single beds are required.

One of the important things to take into account when designing single bed Fair Isle patterns is the length of the floats.

Supplements per person per night: No single room supplement.

Supplements per person per night: No supplement in single rooms without private facilities.

the elephant in the (living) room

the green room

turn a room/building etc inside out

twin room/bedroom

All of the twin rooms and most of the singles have an en-suite shower/WC.

All the twin rooms are comfortable, and all overlook the attractive courtyard.

Bedrooms have telephone and twin rooms have a balcony.

Half board prices are based on twin rooms which can take two extra sofa beds.

Prices are based on two people sharing a twin room with private facilities.

Some twin bedrooms which will have a balcony and sea view are available at a supplement.

Some twin rooms have a balcony.

The twin bedrooms are airy, spacious and comfortably furnished.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Amanda, can you clean up your room , please?

Do you have room for this in your bag?

He didn't think he had room to pass the car in front.

Leave room for people to get by.

There isn't any more room in the closet.

They had no room to spare in their car, so we had to take a taxi.

We're on the eighth floor, room 804.

We can't sit there, there's not enough room .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

He played in his room with the toys, alone.

I stood in our living room , surrounded by adults, my eyes squeezed closed.

I went back to my room , trying to forget about my brother.

In the darkness of that room , I cried for Induk.

My father sits in the livingroom in front of the television, my brothers in the dining room in silence.

So grindingly horrible it could clear any room anywhere any time.

So she stopped off at her floor and hurried along to her room .

The library consisted of two rooms, but the only entry to the inner room was through the outer.

II. verb

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

acres of space/room

elbow room

In October the museums and art galleries are less crowded, and there's more elbow room in restaurants.

Let's sit in a booth. There's more elbow room there.

They stood in the crowd, fighting for elbow room.

Give each elbow room to display its fronds.

It can change the climate enough to give people elbow room to do the right things.

Mr. Illsley Where would Nottinghamshire county council find the elbow room to which the hon. Gentleman referred?

Oh come, you must leave even me a little elbow room in which to breathe.

Packed three or four to a closet-sized room, students can come to envy the elbow room afforded sardines and cosmonauts.

The belt provides vast material resources, vast amounts of solar power, and vast elbow room.

The little clearing was shielded from the street by the laurels, and afforded him plenty of elbow room.

There was enough elbow room in this gargantuan aquarium for all kinds of surprises to emerge.

room for manoeuvre/freedom of manoeuvre

single bed/room etc

A single room supplement of £8 per person per night applies at hotels indicated.

Additional night, single room and upgrade prices are available.

His own family-seven strong-live in a single room in the house.

Lounge / dining / kitchen areas with seating which converts to a double or two single beds are required.

One of the important things to take into account when designing single bed Fair Isle patterns is the length of the floats.

Supplements per person per night: No single room supplement.

Supplements per person per night: No supplement in single rooms without private facilities.

the elephant in the (living) room

the green room

turn a room/building etc inside out

twin room/bedroom

All of the twin rooms and most of the singles have an en-suite shower/WC.

All the twin rooms are comfortable, and all overlook the attractive courtyard.

Bedrooms have telephone and twin rooms have a balcony.

Half board prices are based on twin rooms which can take two extra sofa beds.

Prices are based on two people sharing a twin room with private facilities.

Some twin bedrooms which will have a balcony and sea view are available at a supplement.

Some twin rooms have a balcony.

The twin bedrooms are airy, spacious and comfortably furnished.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Simone tagged along in his life, sometimes rooming with him.

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