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English noun: roost

1. roost (artifact) a shelter with perches for fowl or other birds

Broader (hypernym)shelter

Narrower (hyponym)henroost

Part holonymperch

2. roost (artifact) a perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep

Broader (hypernym)perch

English verb: roost

1. roost (contact) sit, as on a branch

SamplesThe birds perched high in the tree.

ExamplesSome big birds roost in the tree, There roost some big birds in the tree

Synonymsperch, rest

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)sit, sit down

2. roost (change) settle down or stay, as if on a roost

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)root, settle, settle down, steady down, take root

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