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Roam vs. Room

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Roamverb

(intransitive) To wander or travel freely and with no specific destination.

Roomadjective

Wide; spacious; roomy.

Roamverb

To use a network or service from different locations or devices.

Roomadverb

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

Roamverb

To transmit (resources) between different locations or devices, to allow comparable usage from any of them.

Roomadverb

(nautical) Off from the wind.

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Roamverb

(transitive) To range or wander over.

‘Gangs of thugs roamed the streets.’;

Roomnoun

Opportunity or scope (to do something).

Roamverb

To go from place to place without any certain purpose or direction; to rove; to wander.

‘He roameth to the carpenter's house.’; ‘Daphne roaming through a thorny wood.’;

Roomnoun

(uncountable) Space for something, or to carry out an activity. t

Roamverb

To range or wander over.

‘And now wild beasts came forth the woods to roam.’;

Roomnoun

(archaic) A particular portion of space.

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Roamnoun

The act of roaming; a wandering; a ramble; as, he began his roam o'er hill and dale.

Roomnoun

Sufficient space for or to do something.

Roamverb

move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment;

‘The gypsies roamed the woods’; ‘roving vagabonds’; ‘the wandering Jew’; ‘The cattle roam across the prairie’; ‘the laborers drift from one town to the next’; ‘They rolled from town to town’;

Roomnoun

(nautical) A space between the timbers of a ship's frame.

Roam

is a song by the B-52's. It was released as the fourth single from their 1989 album, Cosmic Thing, following , , and .

‘Roam’; ‘(Shake That) Cosmic Thing’; ‘Channel Z’; ‘Love Shack’;

Roomnoun

(obsolete) Place; stead.

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Roomnoun

(countable) A separate part of a building, enclosed by walls, a floor and a ceiling. t

Roomnoun

(countable) With possessive pronoun: one's bedroom.

‘Go to your room!’;

Roomnoun

(in the plural) A set of rooms inhabited by someone; one's lodgings.

Roomnoun

The people in a room.

‘The room was on its feet.’;

Roomnoun

(mining) An area for working in a coal mine. s

Roomnoun

(caving) A portion of a cave that is wider than a passage. s

Roomnoun

A forum or chat room.

‘Some users may not be able to access the AOL room.’;

Roomnoun

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

Roomnoun

Furniture sufficient to furnish a room.

Roomverb

(intransitive) To reside, especially as a boarder or tenant.

‘Doctor Watson roomed with Sherlock Holmes at Baker Street.’;

Roomverb

(transitive) To assign to a room; to allocate a room to.

Roomnoun

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.

‘Lord, it is done as thou hast commanded, and yet there is room.’; ‘There was no room for them in the inn.’;

Roomnoun

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

‘If he have but twelve pence in his purse, he will give it for the best room in a playhouse.’; ‘When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room.’;

Roomnoun

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

‘I found the prince in the next room.’;

Roomnoun

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

‘When he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judea in the room of his father Herod.’; ‘Neither that I look for a higher room in heaven.’; ‘Let Bianca take her sister's room.’;

Roomnoun

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

‘There was no prince in the empire who had room for such an alliance.’; ‘Make room, and let him stand before our face.’;

Roomverb

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

Roomadjective

Spacious; roomy.

‘No roomer harbour in the place.’;

Roomnoun

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

‘the rooms were very small but they had a nice view’;

Roomnoun

space for movement;

‘room to pass’; ‘make way for’; ‘hardly enough elbow room to turn around’;

Roomnoun

opportunity for;

‘room for improvement’;

Roomnoun

the people who are present in a room;

‘the whole room was cheering’;

Roomverb

live and take one's meals at or in;

‘she rooms in an old boarding house’;

Room

In a building, a room is any space enclosed within a number of walls to which entry is possible only by a door or other dividing structure that connects it either to a passageway, to another room, or to the outdoors, that is large enough for several persons to move about, and whose size, fixtures, furnishings, and sometimes placement within the building support the activity to be conducted in it.

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