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Suite vs. Room

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Suitenoun

A retinue or company of attendants, as of a distinguished personage

‘the ambassador's suite’;

Roomadjective

Wide; spacious; roomy.

Suitenoun

A connected series or succession of objects; a number of things used or classed together

‘a suite of rooms’; ‘a suite of minerals’;

Roomadverb

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

Suitenoun

A group of connected rooms, usually separable from other rooms by means of access.

‘The Presidential suite is well appointed and allows for good security.’;

Roomadverb

(nautical) Off from the wind.

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Suitenoun

(music) A musical form, popular before the time of the sonata, consisting of a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an elaborate prelude.

Roomnoun

Opportunity or scope (to do something).

Suitenoun

(music) An excerpt of instrumental music from a larger work that contains other elements besides the music; for example, the Nutcracker Suite is the music (but not the dancing) from the ballet The Nutcracker, and the Carmen Suite is the instrumental music (but not the singing and dancing) from the opera Carmen.

Roomnoun

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

Suitenoun

(computing) A group of related computer programs distributed together.

Roomnoun

(archaic) A particular portion of space.

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Suitenoun

A retinue or company of attendants, as of a distinguished personage; as, the suite of an ambassador. See Suit, n., 5.

Roomnoun

Sufficient space for or to do something.

Suitenoun

A connected series or succession of objects; a number of things used or clessed together; a set; as, a suite of rooms; a suite of minerals. See Suit, n., 6.

‘Mr. Barnard took one of the candles that stood upon the king's table, and lighted his majesty through a suite of rooms till they came to a private door into the library.’;

Roomnoun

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

Suitenoun

One of the old musical forms, before the time of the more compact sonata, consisting of a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an elaborate prelude. Some composers of the present day affect the suite form.

Roomnoun

(obsolete) Place; stead.

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Suitenoun

a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected

Roomnoun

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

Suitenoun

apartment consisting of a series of connected rooms used as a living unit (as in a hotel)

Roomnoun

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

‘Go to your room!’;

Suitenoun

the group following and attending to some important person

Roomnoun

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

Suitenoun

a matching set of furniture

Roomnoun

The people in a room.

‘The room was on its feet.’;

Suitenoun

a set of rooms designated for one person's or family's use or for a particular purpose

‘a suite of reception rooms’;

Roomnoun

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

Suitenoun

a set of coordinating furniture

‘there is plenty of space for a dining table and a three-piece suite’;

Roomnoun

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

Suitenoun

a set of instrumental compositions, originally in dance style, to be played in succession.

Roomnoun

A forum or chat room.

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

Suitenoun

a set of selected pieces from an opera or musical, arranged to be played as one instrumental work.

Roomnoun

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

Suitenoun

a group of people in attendance on a monarch or other person of high rank

‘the Royal Saloon was built for the use of the Queen and her suite’;

Roomnoun

Furniture sufficient to furnish a room.

Suitenoun

a set of programs with a uniform design and the ability to share data.

Roomverb

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

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

Suitenoun

a group of minerals, rocks, or fossils occurring together and characteristic of a location or period

‘potassic rock suites are a characteristic feature of the area’;

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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