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Hall vs. Room

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The main difference between Hall and Room is that the Hall is a large room often used for meetings and Room is a distinguishable space within a structure

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  • Hall (noun)

    A corridor; a hallway.

    "The drinking fountain was out in the hall."

  • Hall (noun)

    A meeting room.

    "The hotel had three halls for conferences, and two were in use by the convention."

  • Hall (noun)

    A manor house (originally because a magistrate's court was held in the hall of his mansion).

    "The duke lived in a great hall overlooking the sea."

  • Hall (noun)

    A building providing student accommodation at a university.

    "The student government hosted several social events so that students from different halls would intermingle."

  • Hall (noun)

    The principal room of a secular medieval building.

  • Hall (noun)

    Cleared passageway through a crowd.

  • Hall (noun)

    A living room.

  • Room (adjective)

    Wide; spacious; roomy.

  • Room (adverb)

    Far; at a distance; wide in space or extent.

  • Room (adverb)

    Off from the wind.

  • Room (noun)

    Opportunity or scope (to do something). from 9th c.

  • Room (noun)

    Space for something, or to carry out an activity. from 10th c. t

  • Room (noun)

    A particular portion of space. from 11th c.

  • Room (noun)

    Sufficient space for or to do something. from 15th c.

  • Room (noun)

    A space between the timbers of a ship's frame. from 15th c.

  • Room (noun)

    Place; stead.

  • Room (noun)

    A separate part of a building, enclosed by walls, a floor and a ceiling. from 15th c. t

  • Room (noun)

    With possessive pronoun: one's bedroom.

    "Go to your room!"

  • Room (noun)

    A set of rooms inhabited by someone; one's lodgings. from 17th c.

  • Room (noun)

    The people in a room. from 17th c.

    "The room was on its feet."

  • Room (noun)

    An area for working in a coal mine. from 17th c. s

  • Room (noun)

    A portion of a cave that is wider than a passage. from 17th c. s

  • Room (noun)

    A forum or chat room. from 20th c.

    "Some users may not be able to access the AOL room."

  • Room (noun)

    Place or position in society; office; rank; post, sometimes when vacated by its former occupant.

  • Room (noun)

    Furniture sufficient to furnish a room.

  • Room (verb)

    To reside, especially as a boarder or tenant.

    "Doctor Watson roomed with Sherlock Holmes at Baker Street."

  • Room (verb)

    To assign to a room; to allocate a room to.

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  • Hall (noun)

    A building or room of considerable size and stateliness, used for public purposes; as, Westminster Hall, in London.

  • Hall (noun)

    The chief room in a castle or manor house, and in early times the only public room, serving as the place of gathering for the lord's family with the retainers and servants, also for cooking and eating. It was often contrasted with the bower, which was the private or sleeping apartment.

  • Hall (noun)

    A vestibule, entrance room, etc., in the more elaborated buildings of later times.

  • Hall (noun)

    A name given to many manor houses because the magistrate's court was held in the hall of his mansion; a chief mansion house.

  • Hall (noun)

    A college in an English university (at Oxford, an unendowed college).

  • Hall (noun)

    The apartment in which English university students dine in common; hence, the dinner itself; as, hall is at six o'clock.

  • Hall (noun)

    Cleared passageway in a crowd; - formerly an exclamation.

  • Room (noun)

    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.

  • Room (noun)

    A particular portion of space appropriated for occupancy; a place to sit, stand, or lie; a seat.

  • Room (noun)

    Especially, space in a building or ship inclosed or set apart by a partition; an apartment or chamber.

  • Room (noun)

    Place or position in society; office; rank; post; station; also, a place or station once belonging to, or occupied by, another, and vacated.

  • Room (noun)

    Possibility of admission; ability to admit; opportunity to act; fit occasion; as, to leave room for hope.

  • Room (verb)

    To occupy a room or rooms; to lodge; as, they arranged to room together.

  • Room (adjective)

    Spacious; roomy.

Webster Dictionary
  • Hall (noun)

    an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open;

    "the elevators were at the end of the hall"

  • Hall (noun)

    a large entrance or reception room or area

  • Hall (noun)

    a large room for gatherings or entertainment;

    "lecture hall"

    "pool hall"

  • Hall (noun)

    a college or university building containing living quarters for students

  • Hall (noun)

    the large room of a manor or castle

  • Hall (noun)

    English writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943)

  • Hall (noun)

    United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924)

  • Hall (noun)

    United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914)

  • Hall (noun)

    United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871)

  • Hall (noun)

    United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907)

  • Hall (noun)

    a large and imposing house

  • Hall (noun)

    a large building used by a college or university for teaching or research;

    "halls of learning"

  • Hall (noun)

    a large building for meetings or entertainment

  • Room (noun)

    an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling;

    "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"

  • Room (noun)

    space for movement;

    "room to pass"

    "make way for"

    "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"

  • Room (noun)

    opportunity for;

    "room for improvement"

  • Room (noun)

    the people who are present in a room;

    "the whole room was cheering"

  • Room (verb)

    live and take one's meals at or in;

    "she rooms in an old boarding house"

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