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  1. roostnoun

    a shelter with perches for fowl or other birds

  2. roostverb

    a perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep

  3. perch, roost, restverb

    sit, as on a branch

    "The birds perched high in the tree"

    Synonyms:
    alight, breathe, reside, perch, remain, pillow, repose, light, lie, catch one's breath, stay, take a breather, rest

  4. roostverb

    settle down or stay, as if on a roost

    Synonyms:
    perch, rest

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Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. roostnoun

    Synonyms:
    perch

  2. roostverb

    Synonyms:
    perch

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. roostnoun

    Synonyms:
    perch

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "roost":

    dorm, perch, dormitory, heeling

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#613light
#1001stay
#1547rest
#2590remain
#4929lie
#8672pillow
#11701breathe
#14382reside
#17348dorm
#23255perch
#31439dormitory
#35230roost
#38211repose
#57497alight
#142952heeling

How to use roost in a sentence?

  1. Probaerb:

    Employees who are fools often rule the roost in the private companies.

  2. Bob Yawger:

    Exports are a big area for where the number came from. That's largely related to the sanctions on COSCO, which came home to roost.

  3. Joe Biden:

    The fact that this train did not qualify under current law requiring the railroad company to make that notification is just absurd. this is more than a train derailment or a toxic waste spill – it’s years of opposition to safety measures coming home to roost.

  4. Stanley Druckenmiller:

    The myopic policy makers have no endgame. They stumble from one short-term fiscal or monetary stimulus to the next, despite overwhelming evidence that they only produce an ephemeral 'sugar high' and grow unproductive debt that impedes long-term growth, the chickens are now coming home to roost.

  5. Damian Collins:

    The chickens are finally coming home to roost and this sounds like a hugely significant development for FIFA.


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