- The definition of a room is a space made for beings to be in.
An example of a room is a kitchen.
- space, esp. enough space, to contain something or in which to do something: room for one more, room to move around in
- suitable scope or opportunity: room for doubt
- a space within a building enclosed by walls or separated from other similar spaces by walls or partitions
- living quarters; lodgings; apartment
- the people gathered together in a room
- Obsolete a position or office
Origin: Middle English roum from Old English rum, akin to ON, Old High German from Indo-European base an unverified form rewe-, to open, room from source Classical Latin rus, land
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- A space that is or may be occupied: That easy chair takes up too much room.
- a. An area separated by walls or partitions from other similar parts of the structure or building in which it is located: the first room on the left; an unpainted room.b. The people present in such an area: The whole room laughed.
- rooms Living quarters; lodgings.
- Suitable opportunity; occasion.
Origin: Middle English roum, from Old English rūm; see reuə- in Indo-European roots.