roomroom1 /ruːm, rʊm/ ●●●S1W1 noun 🔊 🔊 1in a building [countable]TB a part of the inside of a building that has its own walls, floor, and ceiling 🔊 I looked around the room. 🔊 She nodded toward a man who was standing across the room (=on the other side of the room). 🔊 Someone was laughing in the next room (=the one beside the one you are in).somebody’s room (=someone’s bedroom) 🔊 Beth, it’s time to clean up your room.bathroom/dining room/meeting room etc 🔊 the doctor’s waiting roomone-room(ed)/two-room(ed) etc 🔊 a three-room apartmentsingle/double room (=a room in a hotel for one person or for two) 🔊 I’d like to book a double room for two nights. 🔊 Here’s your key – room 348. →front room, living room, sitting room2space [uncountable]SPACE/ROOMspace somewhere for a particular thing, person, or activityroom in 🔊 I hope there’s going to be enough room in the fridge.room for 🔊 My suitcase was so full I didn’t have room for anything else.room to do something 🔊 The museum doesn’t have enough room to show everything in their collection.plenty of room/enough room 🔊 There’s plenty of room in the boot for your luggage. 🔊 I’m trying to make room for a vegetable garden in the backyard. 🔊 Step back, leave room for people to get past. 🔊 The old wardrobe took up too much room.leg-room/head-room (=space for your legs or head in a vehicle) → elbow-roomat elbow1(5)3opportunity/possibility [uncountable]CHANCE/OPPORTUNITY the chance to do something, or the possibility that something exists or can happenroom for 🔊 There’s little room for innovation.room for doubt/debate/argument etc 🔊 The evidence was clear, and there was little room for doubt.room for manoeuvre British English, room for maneuver American English (=the possibility of changing what you do or decide) 🔊 Teachers feel they have little room for manoeuvre when the curriculum is so demanding.room to do something 🔊 Children need to have room to develop their natural creativity. 🔊 Make room in your day for exercise.4 →there’s room for improvement5 →there’s not enough room to swing a cat6 →rooms7people [singular] all the people in a room 🔊 The whole room started singing ‘Happy Birthday’.
room• Simone tagged along in his life, sometimesrooming with him.From Longman Business Dictionaryroomroom1 /ruːm, rʊm/ noun1[countable] a part of the inside of a buildingconference room facilitiesthe college staff room →post room2[uncountable] the possibility that something might happen, or the chance to do somethingroom forThe cellular phone industry still has room for growth over the long haul.There is little room for expansion in its existing businesses.3room for improvement if there is room for improvement, something is not perfect and could or should be improved4rooms [plural]PROPERTY two or more rooms that you rent in a buildingroomroom2 verb [intransitive] American Englishroom with somebody to share a rented room, apartment, or house with someone→ See Verb table