room

[ room, room ]
/ rum, rʊm /

noun

verb (used without object)

to occupy a room or rooms; lodge.

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Origin of room

before 900; Middle English roum(e), Old English rūm; cognate with Dutch ruim, German Raum

OTHER WORDS FROM room

un·der·room, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for room

room
/ (ruːm, rʊm) /

noun

verb

(intr) mainly US to occupy or share a room or lodgingwhere does he room?

Derived forms of room

roomer, noun

Word Origin for room

Old English rūm; related to Gothic, Old High German rūm
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Idioms and Phrases with room

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