room


room
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. chamber, hall, apartment; space, capacity, elbow room; lodging. receptacle, abode. — v. lodge, put up (see abode).
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Space]
Syn. vastness, reach, sweep, scope; see capacity 1 , extent , leeway .
2. [An enclosure]
Syn. chamber, apartment, salon, cabin, cubicle, compartment, alcove, niche, vault.
Kinds of rooms include: living, sitting, drawing, dining, reception, bed, music, play, game, bath, guest, family, furnace, waiting, boudoir, cupboard, foyer, vestibule, study, library, den, recreation room, rec room, kitchen, hall, master bedroom, parlor, wardrobe, closet, press, scullery, pantry, basement, utility, laundry, sewing, cellar, attic, garret, anteroom, dormitory, alcove, ward, nacelle, barrack, office, breakfast nook, nursery, studio, schoolroom, loft, porch, sun room; see also dining room .
3. [The possibility of admission]
Syn. opening, place, opportunity; see vacancy 1 .
4. [A rented sleeping room; often plural ]
Syn. lodgings, chambers, quarters, studio, one-room apartment, bed-sitting room (British), efficiency apartment, flat, bachelor apartment*, digs*, pad*; see also apartment , bedroom .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. compartment chamber, cubicle, living space, cell.
2. space clearing, clearance, expanse, play, elbowroom, opening, range, leeway, latitude.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun Suitable opportunity to accept or allow something: elbowroom, latitude, leeway, margin, play, scope. See PLACE, RESTRAINT. II verb To provide with often temporary lodging: accommodate, bed (down), berth, bestow, billet, board, bunk1, domicile, harbor, house, lodge, put up, quarter. See PROTECTION.

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