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English noun: room

1. room (artifact) an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling

SamplesThe rooms were very small but they had a nice view.

Broader (hypernym)area

Narrower (hyponym)anechoic chamber, antechamber, anteroom, art gallery, back room, ballroom, bar, barroom, bath, bathroom, bathroom, bedchamber, bedroom, belfry, billiard hall, billiard parlor, billiard parlour, billiard room, billiard saloon, boardroom, can, cardroom, cell, cell, chamber, chamber, checkroom, classroom, clean room, cloakroom, closet, clubroom, coatroom, compartment, conference room, control room, council chamber, court, courtroom, cubby, cubbyhole, cubicle, cutting room, dance hall, dance palace, darkroom, den, dinette, dining room, dining-room, door, dressing room, durbar, engine room, engineering, entrance hall, floor, foyer, front room, furnace room, gallery, gallery, ginmill, greenroom, guardroom, hall, hall, hall, hospital room, jail cell, john, kitchen, lav, lavatory, left-luggage office, library, living room, living-room, lobby, locker room, lounge, manor hall, parlor, parlour, picture gallery, poolroom, presence chamber, prison cell, privy, rathole, reading room, rec room, reception room, recreation room, rotunda, sacristy, saloon, schoolroom, scriptorium, scullery, sewing room, shipping room, shower room, sick berth, sickbay, sickroom, sitting room, sleeping accommodation, sleeping room, smoking room, snug, snuggery, solarium, squad room, squad room, steam bath, steam room, storage room, storeroom, stowage, study, sun lounge, sun parlor, sun parlour, sun porch, sunporch, sunroom, surgery, taproom, television room, test room, testing room, toilet, torture chamber, trading floor, tv room, vapor bath, vapour bath, vestibule, vestry, waiting area, waiting room, walk-in, war room, white room, workroom

Part holonymceiling, floor, flooring, room light, wall

Part meronymbuilding, edifice

2. room (quantity) space for movement

SamplesRoom to pass.
Make way for.
Hardly enough elbow room to turn around.

Synonymselbow room, way

Broader (hypernym)position, spatial relation

Narrower (hyponym)breathing room, breathing space, clearance, headroom, headway, houseroom, lebensraum, living space, parking, sea room, seating, seating area, seating room, seats, standing room

3. room (state) opportunity for

SamplesRoom for improvement.

Broader (hypernym)chance, opportunity

4. room (group) the people who are present in a room

SamplesThe whole room was cheering.

Broader (hypernym)assemblage, gathering

English verb: room

1. room (stative) live and take one's meals at or in

SamplesShe rooms in an old boarding house.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)dwell, inhabit, live, populate

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