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room

Synonyms of room in English:

noun

  • 1 there isn't much room
    headroom, legroom;
    area, territory, expanse, extent, volume
    informal elbow room
  • 2 there's always room for improvement
    occasion, opportunity, chance
  • 3 he wandered around the room
    archaic chamber
  • 4 (rooms) he had rooms in the Pepys building, overlooking the River Cam
    accommodation, a place, a place to stay, a billet;
    suite, apartments
    British informal digs
    formal abode
  • verb

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  • he had roomed there since September
    lodge, board, have rooms;
    be quartered, be housed, be billeted
    formal dwell, reside, be domiciled, sojourn
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