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Definitions for roommate
ˈrumˌmeɪt, ˈrʊm-room·mate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. roommate, roomie, roomynoun

    an associate who shares a room with you

Wiktionary

  1. roommatenoun

    A person with whom one shares a room, as at university etc.

  2. roommatenoun

    A person with whom one shares an apartment or house (UK: flatmate or housemate).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roommatenoun

    one of twe or more occupying the same room or rooms; one who shares the occupancy of a room or rooms; a chum

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  1. Roommate

    A roommate is a person who shares a living facility such as an apartment or dormitory. Similar terms include suitemate, housemate, flatmate, or sharemate. In the UK, the term "roommate" means a person living in the same bedroom, whereas in the United States and Canada, "roommate" and "housemate" are used interchangeably regardless whether a bedroom is shared. This article uses the term "roommate" in the US sense of a person one shares a residence with who is not a relative or significant other. The informal term for roommate is roomie, which is commonly used by university students. The most common reason for sharing housing is to reduce the cost of housing. In many rental markets, the monthly rent for a two- or three-bedroom apartment is proportionately less per bedroom than the rent for a one-bedroom apartment. By pooling their monthly housing money, a group of people can achieve a lower housing expense at the cost of less privacy. Other motivations are to gain better amenities than those available in single-person housing, to share the work of maintaining a household, and to have the companionship of other people.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of roommate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of roommate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of roommate in a Sentence

  1. Representative Khanna:

    Renato was a law school roommate of mine and he knows everything about these hearings, i spent a good amount of time talking to him. He's a former prosecutor and so he said, speak less, ask more questions, speak slowly, don't give a long preamble, don't be a politician.

  2. Brittany Diggs:

    I try to put it in the back of my head so I can just get through the day, but that was the scariest thing that I’ve had to do, it was just a lot because I’m not from here, I don’t have the support system down here besides my roommate. I just felt like it was a lot.

  3. Eric Bland:

    They trusted Alex Murdaugh, alex Murdaugh hand-walked them to Alex Murdaugh best friend and college roommate to bring a lawsuit against Alex Murdaugh on behalf of the estate.

  4. Cassetty Howerin:

    He was very to himself. i live right under him, so that could have easily been me or my girlfriend or my roommate.

  5. Kwabena Mensah:

    The building had no elevator, The Associated Press reported, citing city records. Fire escapes were visible on the facade of the building. The fire department responded to emergency calls within three minutes. Witnesses described the scene of the fire and the panic from the building's tenants. Xanral Collins, Xanral Collins, told the New York Post Xanral Collins saw a father running toward the building, but was unable to enter. I saw Xanral Collins screaming,' My babies are dead ! My babies are dead !' Xanral Collins said. Jamal Flicker, Jamal Flicker told the New York Post Jamal Flicker heard screams for help. The smoke was crazy, people screaming,' Get out ! Jamal Flicker said. I heard a woman yelling,' We're trapped, help !' Neighborhood resident Robert Gonzalez, who has a friend who lives in the building, told the Associated Press she got out on a fire escape as another resident fled with five children. When I got here, she was crying, Robert Gonzalez said. Kwabena Mensah told the Daily News Kwabena Mensah feared Kwabena Mensah son, Kwabena Mensah, Kwabena Mensah, was one of the victims of the devastating fire. Kwabena Mensah came home from the Army about a week ago for the holidays, Kwabena Mensah said. Kwabena Mensah said Kwabena Mensah son’s roommate saw Kwabena Mensah before the fire broke out in the building. Kwabena Mensah was telling the roommate to not come out of the apartment because there was smoke. But when they rescued everyone from the windows, we couldn't find Kwabena Mensah. I went to four hospitals, I can't find Kwabena Mensah.

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