Crossword clues for room
- Study or cuddy
- Inn offering
- Suitable scope
- Picasso's "The Blue ___"
- Elbow's need
- "___ Service," Marx Brothers movie
- ___ and board
- Rumpus ___
- Kitchen, e.g.
- Play, in a sense
- Elbow appendage
- House segment
- Follower of ball or sun
- "A ___ With a View": Forster
- Hilton unit
- Elbow's need, at times
- " . . . always ___ at the top"
- Solarium, e.g.
- Cat-swinger's need
- Available space
- Follower of poor or school
- Word with elbow
- "___ at the Top": Braine
- Woolf's "A ___ of One's Own"
- Picasso's "Blue ___"
- " . . . no ___ for them in the inn": Luke 2:7
- Rec or elbow
- Locker or rec
- What an elbow needs
- Woolf's "Jacob's ___"
- Elbow follower
- Part of a bridal suite
- Inn unit
- Oda or refectory
- Place to swing a cat
- Atrium, e.g.
- Cell, e.g.
- Elbow chaser
- Motel vacancy
- Ample scope
- Ship cabin
- Part of a Clue accusation
- Board go-with
- Study, say
- Board's partner
- Kitchen or den
- Apartment part
- Blueprint feature
- See 60-Across
- Kitchen or bath
- Wiggle ___
- See 59-Across
- Part of an accusation in the game Clue
- "A ___ of One's Own"
- Study, e.g.
- Inn's offering
- See 10-Across
- No ___ at the 13-Down
- One of nine on a Clue board
- Boarder's domain
- Stay (with)
- Bath, e.g.
- The "where" of a Clue accusation, whose identity is hinted at by the three circled answers in this quadrant
- Hotel accommodation for more than one
- What there often is for improvement
- Part of a house
- Opportunity for
- Space for movement
- An area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
- ___ and 59-Across (lodger's fee)
- Vestry, for one
- Cuddy or study
- Den, e.g.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Room \Room\ (r[=oo]m), n. [OE. roum, rum, space, AS. r[=u]m; akin to OS., OFries. & Icel. r[=u]m, D. ruim, G. raum, OHG. r[=u]m, Sw. & Dan. rum, Goth. r[=u]ms, and to AS. r[=u]m, adj., spacious, D. ruim, Icel. r[=u]mr, Goth. r[=u]ms; and prob. to L. rus country (cf. Rural), Zend rava[.n]h wide, free, open, ravan a plain.]
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.
--Luke xiv. 2
There was no room for them in the inn.
--Luke ii. 7.
2. 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.
--Luke xiv. 8.
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.
Place or position in society; office; rank; post; station; also, a place or station once belonging to, or occupied by, another, and vacated. [Obs.]
When he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judea in the room of his father Herod.
--Matt. ii. 22.
Neither that I look for a higher room in heaven.
Let Bianca take her sister's room.
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.
Room and space (Shipbuilding), the distance from one side of a rib to the corresponding side of the next rib; space being the distance between two ribs, in the clear, and room the width of a rib.
To give room, to withdraw; to leave or provide space unoccupied for others to pass or to be seated.
To make room, to open a space, way, or passage; to remove obstructions; to give room.
Make room, and let him stand before our face.
Syn: Space; compass; scope; latitude.
Room \Room\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Roomed; p. pr. & vb. n. Rooming.] To occupy a room or rooms; to lodge; as, they arranged to room together.
Room \Room\, a. [AS. r[=u]m.] Spacious; roomy. [Obs.]
No roomer harbour in the place.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English rum "space" (extent or time); "scope, opportunity," from Proto-Germanic *ruman (cognates: Old Norse, Old Saxon, Old High German, Gothic rum, German Raum "space," Dutch ruim "hold of a ship, nave"), nouns formed from Germanic adjective *ruma- "roomy, spacious," from PIE root *reue- (1) "to open; space" (cognates: Avestan ravah- "space," Latin rus "open country," Old Irish roi, roe "plain field," Old Church Slavonic ravinu "level," Russian ravnina "a plain"). Old English also had a frequent adjective rum "roomy, wide, long, spacious."\n
\nOriginal sense preserved in make room "clear space for oneself" (late 14c.); meaning "chamber, cabin" first recorded early 14c. as a nautical term, and first applied mid-15c. to chambers within houses. The Old English word for this was cofa, ancestor of cove. Room-service is attested from 1913; room-temperature from 1879. Roomth "sufficient space" (1530s) now is obsolete.
"to occupy rooms" (especially with another) as a lodger," 1828, from room (n.). Related: Roomed; rooming. Rooming-house is from 1889. In Old English (rumian) and Middle English the verb meant "become clear of obstacles; make clear of, evict."
(context dialectal or obsolete English) wide; spacious; roomy. Etymology 2
adv. 1 (context dialectal or obsolete English) far; at a distance; wide in space or extent. 2 (context nautical English) Off from the wind. Etymology 3
n. 1 (label en now rare) opportunity or scope (to do something). (from 9th c.) 2 (label en uncountable) Space ''for'' something, or ''to'' carry out an activity. (from 10th c.) (jump space s t) 3 (label en archaic) A particular portion of space. (from 11th c.) 4 (label en uncountable figuratively) Sufficient space (term: for) or (term: to) ''do'' something. (from 15th c.) 5 (label en nautical) A space between the timbers of a ship's frame. (from 15th c.) 6 (label en countable) A separate part of a building, enclosed by walls, a floor and a ceiling. (from 15th c.) (jump part of a building s t) v
To reside, especially as a boarder or tenant.
v. live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house" [syn: board]
n. an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
opportunity for; "room for improvement"
the people who are present in a room; "the whole room was cheering"
A room is a distinguishable space within a structure.
Room may also refer to:
The Room mansion (房宿, pinyin: Fáng Xiù) is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations. It is one of the eastern mansions of the Azure Dragon.
Room is the second solo album (third overall album) of singer-songwriter and actress Katey Sagal. It was originally released on June 1, 2004 by the record label Valley Entertainment.
A room is any distinguishable space within a structure. Usually, a room is separated from other spaces or passageways by interior walls; moreover, it is separated from outdoor areas by an exterior wall, sometimes with a door. Historically the use of rooms dates at least to early Minoan cultures about 2200 BC, where excavations on Santorini, Greece at Akrotiri reveal clearly defined rooms within certain structures.
Room (formerly Room of One's Own) is a Canadian quarterly literary journal that features the work of emerging and established women and genderqueer writers and artists. Launched in Vancouver in 1975 by the West Coast Feminist Literary Magazine Society, or the Growing Room Collective, the journal has published an estimated 3,000 women, serving as an important launching pad for emerging writers. Currently, Room publishes short fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, art, feature interviews, and features that promote dialogue between readers, writers and the collective, including "Roommate" (a profile of a Room reader or collective member) and "The Back Room" (back page interviews on feminist topics of interest). Collective members are regular participants in literary and arts festivals in Greater Vancouver and Toronto.
Room is a 2010 novel by Irish-Canadian author Emma Donoghue. The story is told from the perspective of a five-year-old boy, Jack, who is being held captive in a small room along with his mother. Donoghue conceived the story after hearing about five-year-old Felix in the Fritzl case.
The novel was longlisted for the 2011 Orange Prize and won the 2011 Commonwealth Writers' Prize regional prize (Caribbean and Canada); was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2010 and was shortlisted for the 2010 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and the 2010 Governor General's Awards.
The film adaptation, also titled Room, was released in November 2015, starring Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay and was nominated for four Academy Awards, with Larson winning the Academy Award for Best Actress.
Room is a 2005 independent drama film written and directed by Kyle Henry and starring Cyndi Williams. An overworked, middle-aged Texas woman embezzles from her employer and abandons her family to seek out a mysterious room that has been appearing to her in visions during seizure-like attacks.
Room is a 2015 Canadian-Irish independent drama film directed by Lenny Abrahamson and written by Emma Donoghue, based on her novel of the same name. The film stars Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, Sean Bridgers, and William H. Macy. Held captive for seven years in an enclosed space, a woman (Larson) and her 5-year-old son (Tremblay) finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time.
Room premiered at the Telluride Film Festival on September 4, 2015 and had a limited release in the United States on October 16, 2015, to acclaim from critics. Larson won multiple awards for her performance, including the Academy Award for Best Actress, the BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, and the Screen Actors Guild Award. Room also received three other Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director.
Usage examples of "room".
The belly shimmered and disappeared, and through it Alexander could see a large room with a vaulted window, opening on to a night-dark sky ablaze with stars.
The scene I cannot describe--I should faint if I tried it, for there is madness in a room full of classified charnel things, with blood and lesser human debris almost ankle-deep on the slimy floor, and with hideous reptilian abnormalities sprouting, bubbling, and baking over a winking bluish-green spectre of dim flame in a far corner of black shadows.
On October 9, 2000, Liysa arrived at a hospital emergency room with a bruised eye and abrasions on her knee.
Dottie stood up from her hiding place behind an overturned sofa across the room, and made her way across the smashed lights and broken video equipment to his side, absently reloading from her bandoleer.
Their theory is confirmed by the cases in which two mixed substances occupy a greater space than either singly, especially a space equal to the conjoined extent of each: for, as they point out, in an absolute interpenetration the infusion of the one into the other would leave the occupied space exactly what it was before and, where the space occupied is not increased by the juxtaposition, they explain that some expulsion of air has made room for the incoming substance.
Late-night cafes inNew Yorkwere apparently so familiar with this procedure that waiters and other diners would smile indulgently at Benzedrine abusers when they picked up the smell of menthol across the room.
Every external wall or enclosing wall of habitable rooms or their appurtenances or cellars which abuts against the earth shall be protected by materials impervious to moisture to the satisfaction of the district surveyor.
The room was abuzz with lesser courtiers trying to take their first step on the long and slippery ladder to preferment and office.
The Academician left the room, returning a minute later with a folder.
Beside myself with rage, blushing for very shame, seeing but too late the fault I had committed by accepting the society of a scoundrel, I went up to my room, and hurriedly packed up my carpet-bag.
Ethernet jacks installed in conference rooms, the cafeteria, training centers, or other areas accessible to visitors shall be filtered to prevent unauthorized access by visitors to the corporate computer systems.
And Granny Aching wrapped this silence around herself and made room inside it for Tiffany.
She glanced round the room again, achingly trying not to focus on Robert and yet helpless to stop herself from focusing on him, from wondering whom he was with.
Azareel went inside to purchase rooms while Acies led the horses to the stable.
It still reverberated, though Ilna had noticed that the acoustics of this great square room were wretchedly bad.