4 Letters
2 Consonants
2 Vowels
1 Syllables
Origin/Roots
Middle English
Type Of Speech
You can use roof as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
School Grade
Roof is set as a grade four word that starts with r, ends with f, 1 syllables, 2 vowels and 4 letters.
Word Information
A 1 syllables noun with the letters f, o and r, 2 consonants, 2 vowels and 1 syllables. The starting characters are r, ro, roo, and ending characters are f, of, oof, with 4 letters. Roof is also a double vowel (oo) word. Find more double vowel words.
Noun Examples
a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
protective covering on top of a motor vehicle
Verb Examples
provide a building with a roof;
cover a building with a roof

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Roof"

There are 212 synonyms available. These are words that have a similar meaning, mean the same thing or have close definition to roof.

Synonym Definition
Abidancethe act of abiding (enduring without yielding)
Abiding Place
Abodehousing that someone is living in
"he built a modest dwelling near the pond"
"they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
Addresssocial skill
Adobe House
Aerofoila device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air
can lift or control a plane in flight
Airfoila device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air
can lift or control a plane in flight
Ancestral Halls
Antechambera large entrance or reception room or area
Anterooma large entrance or reception room or area

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Derives

Roof derives from 1 words.

Word Definition
Roofa protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building

Hypernyms

Roof has 3 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Protectionpayment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence
"every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection"
Protective Cover
Protective Covering

Hyponyms

There are 15 hyponyms for roof

Word Definition
Curb Roof
Domea hemispherical roof
Gable Roof
Hip Roof
Housetopthe roof of a house;
"shout it from the housetops"
Saddlebacka double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end
Saddleback Roof
Saddle Roof
Slate Roof
Sunroofan automobile roof having a sliding or raisable panel;
"`sunshine-roof'' is a British term for `sunroof''"

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Part Meronyms

There are 2 part meronyms for the word roof

Word Definition
Buildingthe act of constructing or building something;
"during the construction we had to take a detour";
"his hobby was the building of boats"


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