Meaning of ROOM in English


[room] n [ME, fr. OE rum; akin to OHG rum room, L rur-, rus open land] (bef. 12c) 1: an extent of space occupied by or sufficient or available for something "in the country where there is ~ to run and play"

2. a obs: an appropriate or designated position, post, or station b: place, stead "in whose ~ I am now assuming the pen --Sir Walter Scott" 3 a: a partitioned part of the inside of a building; esp: such a part used as a lodging b: the people in a room

4: a suitable or fit occasion or opportunity: chance "left no ~ for doubt" -- roomed adj

[2]room vi (1817): to occupy a room esp. as a lodger ~ vt: to accommodate with lodgings

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