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Meaning of ROOM

Pronunciation:  room

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  
  2. [n]  the people who are present in a room; "the whole room was cheering"
  3. [n]  space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
  4. [n]  opportunity for; "room for improvement"
  5. [v]  live and take one's meals (in a certain place)

ROOM is a 4 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: board, elbow room, way
 See Also: anechoic chamber, antechamber, anteroom, area, art gallery, assemblage, back room, ballroom, bar, barroom, bath, bathroom, bedchamber, bedroom, belfry, billiard hall, billiard parlor, billiard parlour, billiard room, billiard saloon, boardroom, breathing room, breathing space, building, cardroom, ceiling, cell, chamber, chance, checkroom, classroom, clean room, clearance, cloakroom, closet, clubroom, coatroom, compartment, conference room, control room, council chamber, court, courtroom, cubby, cubbyhole, cubicle, cutting room, dance hall, dance palace, darkroom, den, dining room, diningroom, domicile, domiciliate, door, dressing room, durbar, dwell, edifice, engine room, engineering, entrance hall, floor, flooring, foyer, front room, furnace room, gallery, gathering, ginmill, greenroom, guardroom, hall, headroom, headway, hospital room, houseroom, inhabit, jail cell, kitchen, lawcourt, lebensraum, left-luggage office, library, live, living room, living space, livingroom, lobby, locker room, lounge, manor hall, opportunity, parking, parlor, parlour, people, picture gallery, poolroom, populate, position, presence chamber, prison cell, rathole, reside, saloon, schoolroom, sea room, seating, seating area, seating room, seats, shack, sitting room, sleeping room, snug, snuggery, spatial relation, standing room, taproom, trading floor, vestibule, waiting area, waiting room, white room



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Room\ (r[=oo]m), n. [OE. roum, rum, space, AS. r[=u]m;
    akin to OS., OFries. & Icel. r[=u]m, D. ruim, G. raum, OHG.
    r[=u]m, Sw. & Dan. rum, Goth. r[=u]ms, and to AS. r[=u]m,
    adj., spacious, D. ruim, Icel. r[=u]mr, Goth. r[=u]ms; and
    prob. to L. rus country (cf. {Rural}), Zend rava[.n]h wide,
    free, open, ravan a plain.]
    1. 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.
             Lord, it is done as thou hast commanded, and yet
             there is room.                        --Luke xiv.
             There was no room for them in the inn. --Luke ii. 7.
    2. A particular portion of space appropriated for occupancy;
       a place to sit, stand, or lie; a seat.
             If he have but twelve pence in his purse, he will
             give it for the best room in a playhouse.
             When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit
             not down in the highest room.         --Luke xiv. 8.
    3. Especially, space in a building or ship inclosed or set
       apart by a partition; an apartment or chamber.
             I found the prince in the next room.  --Shak.
    4. Place or position in society; office; rank; post; station;
       also, a place or station once belonging to, or occupied
       by, another, and vacated. [Obs.]
             When he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judea in
             the room of his father Herod.         --Matt. ii.
             Neither that I look for a higher room in heaven.
             Let Bianca take her sister's room.    --Shak.
    5. Possibility of admission; ability to admit; opportunity to
       act; fit occasion; as, to leave room for hope.
             There was no prince in the empire who had room for
             such an alliance.                     --Addison.
    {Room and space} (Shipbuilding), the distance from one side
       of a rib to the corresponding side of the next rib; space
       being the distance between two ribs, in the clear, and
       room the width of a rib.
    {To give room}, to withdraw; to leave or provide space
       unoccupied for others to pass or to be seated.
    {To make room}, to open a space, way, or passage; to remove
       obstructions; to give room.
             Make room, and let him stand before our face.
    Syn: Space; compass; scope; latitude.
  2. \Room\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Roomed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To occupy a room or rooms; to lodge; as, they arranged to
    room together.
  3. \Room\, a. [AS. r[=u]m.]
    Spacious; roomy. [Obs.]
          No roomer harbour in the place.          --Chaucer.
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Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in a room, represents a particular aspect of yourself or a particular relationship. Dreams about various rooms often relate to hidden areas of the conscious mind and different aspects of your personality. Dreaming that you find or discover new rooms, suggests that you are developing new strengths and taking on new roles. You may be growing emotionally. Seeing an appealing or comfortable room in your dream means opulence and satisfaction in life. Seeing a dark, eerie or confining room indicates that that you feel trapped or repressed in a situation.