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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. The exterior surface and its supporting structures on the top of a building.
  • n. The upper exterior surface of a dwelling as a symbol of the home itself: three generations living under one roof.
  • n. The top covering of something: the roof of a car.
  • n. The upper surface of an anatomical structure, especially one having a vaulted inner structure: the roof of the mouth.
  • n. The highest point or limit; the summit or ceiling: A roof on prices is needed to keep our customers happy.
  • v. To furnish or cover with or as if with a roof.
  • idiom. go through the roof Slang To grow, intensify, or rise to an enormous, often unexpected degree: Operating costs went through the roof last year.
  • idiom. go through the roof Slang To become extremely angry: When I told her about breaking the window, she went through the roof.
  • idiom. raise the roof Slang To be extremely noisy and boisterous: They raised the roof at the party.
  • idiom. raise the roof Slang To complain loudly and bitterly: Angry tenants finally raised the roof about their noisy neighbors.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. The cover at top of a building.
  • n. The upper part of a cavity.
  • v. To cover or furnish with a roof.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The cover of any building, including the roofing (see roofing) and all the materials and construction necessary to carry and maintain the same upon the walls or other uprights. In the case of a building with vaulted ceilings protected by an outer roof, some writers call the vault the roof, and the outer protection the roof mask. It is better, however, to consider the vault as the ceiling only, in cases where it has farther covering.
  • n. That which resembles, or corresponds to, the covering or the ceiling of a house
  • n. The surface or bed of rock immediately overlying a bed of coal or a flat vein.
  • v. To cover with a roof.
  • v. To inclose in a house; figuratively, to shelter.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The external upper covering of a house or other building.
  • n. Anything which in form or position corresponds to or resembles the covering of a house, as the arch or top of a furnace or oven, the top of a carriage or coach or car, an arch or the interior of a vault, the ceiling of a room, etc.; hence, a canopy or the like.
  • n. A house.
  • n. The upper part of the mouth; the hard palate.
  • n. Figuratively, the loftiest part.
  • n. In geology, the overlying stratum.
  • n. In mining, the top of any subterranean excavation: little used except in coal-mining.
  • n. A roof but slightly inclined for the discharge of water. Roofs of this form are common in city buildings, especially in the United States, and are usually covered with sheet-metal.
  • To cover with a roof, in any sense of that word.
  • To inclose in a house; shelter.
  • To arch or form like a roof.
  • An obsolete preterit of rive.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. the inner top surface of a covered area or hollow space
  • n. protective covering on top of a motor vehicle
  • v. provide a building with a roof; cover a building with a roof
  • n. a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
  • n. an upper limit on what is allowed
  • Equivalent
    Verb Form
    roofed    roofing    roofs    rooves   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Cross Reference
    roofed    roofing    unroof    roofer   
    Words with the same meaning
    covert    shingle    slate    tile    thatch   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    aloof    goof    hoof    poof    proof    rustproof    spoof    woof   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    wall    ceil    tower    building    stone    dome    front    deck    side    gate