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Definition of room verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

room

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ruːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ruːm//
 
; BrE BrE//rʊm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rʊm//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they room
BrE BrE//ruːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ruːm//
 
; BrE BrE//rʊm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rʊm//
 
he / she / it rooms
BrE BrE//ruːmz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ruːmz//
 
; BrE BrE//rʊmz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rʊmz//
 
past simple roomed
BrE BrE//ruːmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ruːmd//
 
; BrE BrE//rʊmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rʊmd//
 
past participle roomed
BrE BrE//ruːmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ruːmd//
 
; BrE BrE//rʊmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rʊmd//
 
-ing form rooming
BrE BrE//ˈruːmɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈruːmɪŋ//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈrʊmɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʊmɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] room (with somebody) | room (together) (North American English) to rent a room somewhere; to share a rented room or flat/apartment with somebody She and Nancy roomed together at college. Word Origin Old English rūm, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch ruim, German Raum.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: room