Part of speech: verb

To cover with a roof; shelter; house.

Part of speech: noun

The top covering of a building, a car, etc.

Part of speech: noun

A dwelling; home.

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Usage examples "roof":

  1. It was square, and had a roof over it like a house, with seats for the passengers below. - "Rollo in Holland", Jacob Abbott.
  2. It will be hard, but not so hard nor so bitter as living under the same roof with their father. - "Dora Thorne", Charlotte M. Braeme.
  3. Above him, within arm's reach, was the low roof of the building. - "The Return of Tarzan", Edgar Rice Burroughs.