roof


roof
roof [ro͞of, roof]
n.
pl. roofs [ME rof < OE hrof, akin to ON, roof, shed < IE base * k̑rapo- > OSlav stropŭ, roof]
1. the outside top covering of a building
2. figuratively, a house or home
3. the top or peak of anything [the roof of the world]
4. anything like a roof in position or use [the roof of the mouth]
vt.
to provide or cover with or as with a roof
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raise the roof Slang
1. to be very noisy, as in applause, anger, celebration, etc.
2. to complain loudly
roofless
adj.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

Synonyms:
(of a house or of a building), (with a roof) / , , , , , / /