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ROOF

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does roof mean? 

ROOF (noun)
  The noun ROOF has 2 senses:

1. a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
2. protective covering on top of a motor vehicle

  Familiarity information: ROOF used as a noun is rare.


ROOF (verb)
  The verb ROOF has 1 sense:

1. provide a building with a roof; cover a building with a roof

  Familiarity information: ROOF used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ROOF (noun)


Sense 1roof [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("roof" is a kind of...):

protection; protective cover; protective covering (a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury)

Meronyms (parts of "roof"):

eaves (the overhang at the lower edge of a roof)

roof peak (the highest point of a roof)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "roof"):

tile roof (a roof made of fired clay tiles)

thatch; thatched roof (a house roof made with a plant material (as straw))

sunroof; sunshine-roof (an automobile roof having a sliding or raisable panel)

slate roof (a roof covered with slate)

housetop (the roof of a house)

hip roof (a roof having sloping ends as well as sloping sides)

gable roof; saddle roof; saddleback; saddleback roof (a double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end)

dome (a hemispherical roof)

curb roof (a roof with two or more slopes on each side of the ridge)

vault (an arched brick or stone ceiling or roof)

Holonyms ("roof" is a part of...):

building; edifice (a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place)


Sense 2roof [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Protective covering on top of a motor vehicle

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("roof" is a kind of...):

protection; protective cover; protective covering (a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "roof"):

hood (the folding roof of a carriage)

Holonyms ("roof" is a part of...):

autobus; bus; charabanc; coach; double-decker; jitney; motorbus; motorcoach; omnibus; passenger vehicle (a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport)

auto; automobile; car; machine; motorcar (a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine)

motortruck; truck (an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling)


ROOF (verb)


Sense 1roof [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Provide a building with a roof; cover a building with a roof

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Hypernyms (to "roof" is one way to...):

cover (provide with a covering or cause to be covered)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "roof"):

thatch (cover with thatch)

shingle (cover with shingles)

slate (cover with slate)

Sentence frame:

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