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room

 (ro͞om, ro͝om)
n.
1. A space that is or may be occupied: That easy chair takes up too much room.
2.
a. 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.
b. The people present in such an area: The whole room laughed.
3. rooms Living quarters; lodgings.
4. Suitable opportunity or scope: room for doubt.
intr.v. roomed, room·ing, rooms
To occupy a room; lodge.

[Middle English roum, from Old English rūm; see reuə- in Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: room, elbowroom, latitude, leeway, margin, scope
These nouns denote adequate allowance or opportunity for freedom of action: room for improvement; needed elbowroom to negotiate effectively; no latitude allowed in conduct; allowed the chef leeway in choosing the menu; no margin for error; permitting their talents free scope.

room

(ruːm; rʊm)
n
1. space or extent, esp unoccupied or unobstructed space for a particular purpose: is there room to pass?.
2. (Architecture) an area within a building enclosed by a floor, a ceiling, and walls or partitions: sitting room; dining room.
3. (functioning as singular or plural) the people present in a room: the whole room was laughing.
4. (foll by for) opportunity or scope: room for manoeuvre.
5. (plural) a part of a house, hotel, etc, that is rented out as separate accommodation; lodgings: she got rooms in town.
6. a euphemistic word for lavatory1
vb
(intr) chiefly US to occupy or share a room or lodging: where does he room?.
[Old English rūm; related to Gothic, Old High German rūm]
ˈroomer n

room

(rum, rʊm)

n.
1. a portion of space within a building that is enclosed or partitioned off from other parts.
2. rooms, lodgings or quarters, as in a house.
3. the persons present in a room: The whole room laughed.
4. space or extent of space occupied by or available for something: The desk will take up more room.
5. opportunity or scope for something: room for improvement.
v.i.
6. to occupy a room or rooms; lodge.
[before 900; roum(e), Old English rūm, c. Old High German rūm (German Raum)]

room


Past participle: roomed
Gerund: rooming

Imperative
room
room
Present
I room
you room
he/she/it rooms
we room
you room
they room
Preterite
I roomed
you roomed
he/she/it roomed
we roomed
you roomed
they roomed
Present Continuous
I am rooming
you are rooming
he/she/it is rooming
we are rooming
you are rooming
they are rooming
Present Perfect
I have roomed
you have roomed
he/she/it has roomed
we have roomed
you have roomed
they have roomed
Past Continuous
I was rooming
you were rooming
he/she/it was rooming
we were rooming
you were rooming
they were rooming
Past Perfect
I had roomed
you had roomed
he/she/it had roomed
we had roomed
you had roomed
they had roomed
Future
I will room
you will room
he/she/it will room
we will room
you will room
they will room
Future Perfect
I will have roomed
you will have roomed
he/she/it will have roomed
we will have roomed
you will have roomed
they will have roomed
Future Continuous
I will be rooming
you will be rooming
he/she/it will be rooming
we will be rooming
you will be rooming
they will be rooming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rooming
you have been rooming
he/she/it has been rooming
we have been rooming
you have been rooming
they have been rooming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rooming
you will have been rooming
he/she/it will have been rooming
we will have been rooming
you will have been rooming
they will have been rooming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rooming
you had been rooming
he/she/it had been rooming
we had been rooming
you had been rooming
they had been rooming
Conditional
I would room
you would room
he/she/it would room
we would room
you would room
they would room
Past Conditional
I would have roomed
you would have roomed
he/she/it would have roomed
we would have roomed
you would have roomed
they would have roomed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceilingroom - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
anechoic chamber - a chamber having very little reverberation
antechamber, anteroom, entrance hall, foyer, lobby, vestibule, hall - a large entrance or reception room or area
area - a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
back room - a room located in the rear of an establishment; usually accessible only to privileged groups
ballroom, dance hall, dance palace - large room used mainly for dancing
bar, barroom, ginmill, saloon, taproom - a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"
bathroom, bath - a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
bedchamber, bedroom, sleeping accommodation, sleeping room, chamber - a room used primarily for sleeping
belfry - a room (often at the top of a tower) where bells are hung
boardroom, council chamber - a room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a company)
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
cardroom - a room for gambling on card games
ceiling - the overhead upper surface of a covered space; "he hated painting the ceiling"
jail cell, prison cell, cell - a room where a prisoner is kept
cubicle, cell - small room in which a monk or nun lives
chamber - a room where a judge transacts business
checkroom, left-luggage office - a room where baggage or parcels are checked
classroom, schoolroom - a room in a school where lessons take place
clean room, white room - a room that is virtually free of dust or bacteria; used in laboratory work and in assembly or repair of precision equipment
coatroom, cloakroom - a room where coats and other articles can be left temporarily
closet - a small private room for study or prayer
clubroom - a room used for the activities of a club
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
conference room - a room in which a conference can be held
control room - a room housing control equipment (as in a recording studio)
courtroom, court - a room in which a lawcourt sits; "television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"
cubby, snug, snuggery, cubbyhole - a small secluded room
cutting room - a room where films or tapes are edited (by cutting out unwanted parts)
darkroom - a room in which photographs are developed
den - a room that is comfortable and secluded
dinette - a small area off of a kitchen that is used for dining
dining room, dining-room - a room used for dining
door - a room that is entered via a door; "his office is the third door down the hall on the left"
dressing room - a room in which you can change clothes
durbar - the room in the palace of a native prince of India in which audiences and receptions occur
engine room, engineering - a room (as on a ship) in which the engine is located
floor, flooring - the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure); "they needed rugs to cover the bare floors"; "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent"
trading floor, floor - a large room in a exchange where the trading is done; "he is a floor trader"
furnace room - a room (usually in the basement of a building) that contains a furnace for heating the building
gallery - a long usually narrow room used for some specific purpose; "shooting gallery"
art gallery, picture gallery, gallery - a room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibited
greenroom - a backstage room in a theater where performers rest or have visitors
guardroom - a room used by soldiers on guard
hall - a large room for gatherings or entertainment; "lecture hall"; "pool hall"
hospital room - a room in a hospital for the care of patients
2.room - space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
seating, seating area, seating room, seats - an area that includes places where several people can sit; "there is seating for 40 students in this classroom"
standing room - room for passengers or spectators to stand; "there was standing room for thousands more people"
spatial relation, position - the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"
breathing room, breathing space - sufficient room for easy breathing or movement; "moved to the country to find breathing room"
headroom, headway, clearance - vertical space available to allow easy passage under something
houseroom - space for accommodation in a house; "I wouldn't give that table houseroom"
lebensraum, living space - space sought for occupation by a nation whose population is expanding
parking - space in which vehicles can be parked; "there is plenty of parking behind the store"
sea room - space for maneuver at sea
3.room - opportunity for; "room for improvement"
chance, opportunity - a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances; "the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"; "now is your chance"
4.room - the people who are present in a room; "the whole room was cheering"
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
Verb1.room - live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house"
inhabit, live, populate, dwell - inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods"

room

noun
1. chamber, office, apartment, r%m (S.M.S.) He excused himself and left the room.
2. space, area, territory, volume, capacity, extent, expanse, elbow room, r%m (S.M.S.) There wasn't enough room for all the gear.
3. opportunity, freedom, scope, leeway, play, chance, range, occasion, margin, allowance, compass, latitude, r%m (S.M.S.) There's a lot of room for you to express yourself.
verb
1. lodge, live, stay, board, be housed, r%m (S.M.S.) I roomed with him.

room

noun
Suitable opportunity to accept or allow something:
verb
To provide with often temporary lodging:
Translations
حاجَه، إمكانيَّهغرفةغُرْفَةغُرْفَهمُتَّسَع، حَيِّز
pokojmístomístnost
pladsværelserummulighed
ĉambro
huonetila
कमरा
sobaprostorslododan prostor
helye vanszobatér
kamarruang
herbergirúm, rÿmi, plásssvigrúm
スペース部屋
공간
kambariaikambario draugaskambariųkambaryspilnas kambarys
iespējaistabavieta
camerăodaiespaţiu
prostorsobastanovati
odajasoba
rumutrymmeplats
ที่ว่างห้อง
chỗphòng

room

[rʊm]
A. N
1. (in house, hotel) → habitación f, cuarto m, pieza f (esp LAm), recámara f (Mex), ambiente m (Arg); (large, public) → sala f
in room 504 (hotel) → en la habitación número 504
double roomhabitación f doble
furnished roomcuarto m amueblado
ladies' roomservicios mpl de señoras
this is my roomésta es mi habitación
single roomhabitación f individual
2. rooms (= lodging) → alojamiento msing
they've always lived in roomssiempre han vivido de alquiler
he has rooms in collegetiene un cuarto en el colegio
3. (= space) → sitio m, espacio m, campo m (Andes)
is there room?¿hay sitio?
there's plenty of roomhay sitio de sobra
is there room for this?¿cabe esto?, ¿hay cabida para esto?
is there room for me?¿quepo yo?, ¿hay sitio para mí?
to make room for sbhacer sitio a algn
make room!¡abran paso!
there's no room for anything elseno cabe más
standing room only!no queda asiento
4. (fig)
there is no room for doubtno hay lugar a dudas
to leave room for imponderablesdar cabida a un margen de imponderables
there is room for improvementesto se puede mejorar todavía
B. VI (US) to room with three other studentsestar en una pensión con otros tres estudiantes, compartir un piso or (LAm) un departamento con otros tres estudiantes
to room with a landladyalojarse en casa de una señora
C. CPD room clerk N (US) → recepcionista mf (de hotel)
room divider N (= screen) → biombo m; (= wall) → tabique m
room service N (in hotel) → servicio m de habitaciones
room temperature Ntemperatura f ambiente

room

[ˈrʊm ˈruːm]
n
(in house)pièce f
the biggest room in the house → la plus grande pièce de la maison
(= people in room) → pièce f
The whole room laughed → Toute la pièce a ri.
(also bedroom) → chambre f
She's in her room → Elle est dans sa chambre.
(in hotel, hostel)chambre f
a single room → une chambre simple
a double room → une chambre double
"rooms to let", "rooms for rent" (US)"chambres à louer"
(in school, public building)salle f
the music room → la salle de musique
the conference room → la salle de conférence
(= space) → place f
Is there room for this? → Est-ce qu'il y a de la place pour ceci?
There's no room for that box → Il n'y a pas de place pour cette boîte.
to make room for sb → faire de la place à qn
(= scope) (for diplomacy, compromise, doubt)place f
there is room for sth → il y a place pour qch
There is no room for doubt → Il n'y a pas de place pour le doute.
there is room for improvement → il y a place pour une amélioration
modif [key, number, rate] → de la chambre rooms
npl (= lodging)
He found rooms not far from the university → Il a trouvé de quoi se loger pas loin de l'université.
room with
(mainly US) vtfaire chambre commune avec

room

n
(in house, building) → Zimmer nt, → Raum m (geh); (= public hall, ballroom etc)Saal m; (= bedroom, also in hotel)Zimmer nt; (= office)Büro nt; the whole room laughedalle im Zimmer lachten, der ganze Saal lachte; “rooms to let”Zimmer zu vermieten; room and boardUnterkunft mit Verpflegung; they used to live in roomssie haben früher in möblierten Zimmern gewohnt; I’ll come to your roomsich komme in deine Wohnung or auf deine Bude (esp Univ inf)
no pl (= space)Platz m; (fig)Spielraum m; is there (enough) room?ist da genügend Platz?; there is room for two (people)es ist genügend Platz für zwei (Leute); there is no room (for you/that box)es ist nicht genug Platz (für dich/die Kiste); to make room for somebody/somethingfür jdn/etw Platz machen or schaffen; there is still room for hopees besteht immer noch Hoffnung; there is little room for hopees besteht wenig Hoffnung; there is no room for doubtes kann keinen Zweifel geben; there is room for improvement in your workIhre Arbeit könnte um einiges besser sein; room for manoeuvre (Brit) or maneuver (US) → Spielraum m
vizur Untermiete wohnen; rooming house (esp US) → Mietshaus nt (mit möblierten Wohnungen)

room

:
room clerk
n (US) → Empfangschef m, → Empfangsdame f
room divider
nRaumteiler m

room

:
roommate
n (Brit) → Zimmergenosse m, → Zimmergenossin f; (US: = flatmate) → Mitbewohner(in) m(f)
room service
nZimmerservice m, → Etagendienst m
room temperature
nZimmertemperatur f; wine at roomWein mit or auf Zimmertemperatur

room

[rʊm] n
a. (in house) → stanza, camera; (in property adverts) → locale m, vano; (bedroom, in hotel) → camera; (large, public, in school) → sala rooms npl (lodging) → alloggio msg
"rooms to let" (Am) "rooms for rent" → "si affittano camere"
a 5-roomed house → una casa di 5 locali
they've always lived in rooms → hanno sempre abitato in camere ammobiliate
b. (space) → spazio, posto
is there room for this? → c'è spazio per questo?, ci sta anche questo?
is there room for me? → c'è posto per me?, ci sto anch'io?
to make room for sb → far posto a qn
standing room only → solo posti in piedi
there is no room for doubt → non c'è nessuna possibilità di dubbio
there is room for improvement → si potrebbe migliorare

room

(ruːm (in compounds rum) , ((American) ru:m)) noun
1. one part of a house or building, usually used for a particular purpose. This house has six rooms; a bedroom; a dining-room.
2. the space or area in which a person, thing etc is or could be put etc. The bed takes up a lot of room; There's no room for you in our car; We'll move the bookcase to make room for the television.
3. a need or possibility (for something). There is room for improvement in his work.
-roomed
a four-roomed house.
ˈroomful noun
He didn't feel like facing a roomful of people.
rooms noun plural
a set of rented rooms for living in.
ˈroomy adjective
having plenty of room. roomy cupboards.
ˈroom-mate noun
a person who shares a room with another person eg in a hostel for students etc.

room

غُرْفَة, مَكان místo, pokoj plads, værelse Raum, Zimmer δωμάτιο, χώρος espacio, habitación, sitio huone, tila espace, pièce slododan prostor, soba camera, spazio スペース, 部屋 공간, 방 kamer, ruimte plass, rom miejsce, pokój espaço, quarto комната, свободное место rum ที่ว่าง, ห้อง boş yer, oda chỗ, phòng 房间, 空间

room

n. cuarto, sala;
bath ______ de baño;
delivery ___sala de partos;
operating ___sala de operaciones, quirófano;
the patient's ______ del paciente;
recovery ___sala de recuperación;
___temperaturetemperatura ambiente;
waiting ___sala de espera.

room

n habitación f, sala, cuarto; the patient’s room..la habitación del paciente; delivery — sala de partos; emergency — (ER) sala de urgencias or emergencias; operating — (OR) quirófano, sala de operaciones; recovery — sala de reanimación or recuperación; waiting — sala de espera
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And Jo shook the blue army sock till the needles rattled like castanets, and her ball bounded across the room.
It was a comfortable room, though the carpet was faded and the furniture very plain, for a good picture or two hung on the walls, books filled the recesses, chrysanthemums and Christmas roses bloomed in the windows, and a pleasant atmosphere of home peace pervaded it.
Clasp your hands so, and stagger across the room, crying frantically, `Roderigo Save me
The car- penter, who had been a soldier in the Civil War, came into the writer's room and sat down to talk of building a platform for the purpose of raising the bed.
Had you come into the room you might have supposed the old man had unpleasant dreams or perhaps indigestion.
One in every three people in the county will visit an emergency room in the next year, she said.
To assess the HEPA/vaccine plan, we developed a differential equation model (Figure 2) of the spore dynamics within a generic 12x12x8-ft room in a building in the exposed region.
I would still install the cameras and motion sensors, but in most cases they would be used so that the AV department can monitor what's going on in class and while set-up is happening, but using fuzzy logic, the system learns the "usual" commands of the instructor and normal daily set-up of that room and adjusts itself.
The result of our hypothetical case was to choose the Operating Room Turnover Process (ORT) for redesign.
Then focus the assets of each room by using color, lighting and fabric.
For example, in the resident rooms, the bathrooms are positioned at such an angle that, even if a resident forgets to close the door, she'll still have privacy from a roommate or someone who is in her room visiting.
Hossler, a certified trainer (who is currently president-elect of the 6,000-member Eastern Athletic Trainers Association) kept his peace, but continued to patiently and persistingly lobby for a new training room.