HyperDic: roost

English > 4 senses of the word roost:
NOUNartifactroosta shelter with perches for fowl or other birds
artifactroosta perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep
VERBcontactroost, perch, restsit, as on a branch
changeroostsettle down or stay, as if on a roost
roost > pronunciation
Soundsruw'st
Rhymesboost ... reduced: 5 rhymes with uwst...
English > roost: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA shelter with perches for fowl or other birds.
Partsperchsupport consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
NarrowerhenroostA roost for hens at night
Broadershelterprotective covering that provides protection from the weather
Verbsroostsit, as on a branch
English > roost: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep.
Broaderperchsupport consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
Spanishpercha
Verbsroostsit, as on a branch
English > roost: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningSit, as on a branch.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSome big birds roost in the tree; There roost some big birds in the tree
Synonymsperch, rest
Broadersit, sit downBe seated
Spanishdescansar, emperchar, encaramarse, encaramar, posarse, reposar
Catalandescansar, emperxar, encimbellar-se, encimbellar, parar-se, posar-se, reposar
Nounsroosta perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep
roosta shelter with perches for fowl or other birds
English > roost: 4 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningsettle down or stay, as if on a roost.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Broadersettle, root, take root, steady down, settle downBecome settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
Spanishposarse

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