A formal room where visitors can be received and entertained.
synonym: withdrawing room.
Roget 72: assemblage; collection, collocation, colligation†; compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement†; team; concourse, conflux†, congregation, contesseration†, convergence etc. 290; meeting, levee, reunion, drawing room, at home; conversazione [It] etc. (social gathering) 892; assembly, congress; convention, conventicle; gemote†; conclave etc. (council) 696; posse, posse comitatus [Lat.]; Noah's ark. miscellany, collectanea†; museum, menagerie etc. (store) 636; museology†. crowd, throng, group; flood, rush, deluge; rabble, mob, press, crush, cohue†, horde, body, tribe; crew, gang, knot, squad, band, party; swarm, shoal, school, covey, flock, herd, drove; atajo†; bunch, drive, force, mulada [U.S.]; remuda†; roundup [U.S.]; array, bevy, galaxy; corps, company, troop, troupe, task force; army, regiment etc. (combatants) 726; host etc. (multitude) 102; populousness. clan, brotherhood, fraternity, sorority, association etc. (party) 712. volley, shower, storm, cloud. group, cluster, Pleiades, clump, pencil; set, batch, lot, pack; budget, assortment, bunch; parcel; packet, package; bundle, fascine†, fasces†, bale; seron†, seroon†; fagot, wisp, truss, tuft; shock, rick, fardel†, stack, sheaf, haycock†; fascicle, fascicule†, fasciculus [Lat.], gavel, hattock†, stook†. accumulation etc. (store) 636; congeries, heap, lump, pile, rouleau†, tissue, mass, pyramid; bing†; drift; snowball, snowdrift; acervation†, cumulation; glomeration†, agglomeration; conglobation†; conglomeration, conglomerate; coacervate [Chem], coacervation [Chem], coagmentation†, aggregation, concentration, congestion, omnium gaterum [Lat.], spicilegium†, black hole of Calcutta; quantity etc. (greatness) 31. collector, gatherer; whip, whipper in. ... show more
Roget 191: receptacle; inclosure etc. 232; recipient, receiver, reservatory. compartment; cell, cellule; follicle; hole, corner, niche, recess, nook; crypt, stall, pigeonhole, cove, oriel; cave etc. (concavity) 252. capsule, vesicle, cyst, pod, calyx, cancelli, utricle, bladder; pericarp, udder. stomach, paunch, venter, ventricle, crop, craw, maw, gizzard, breadbasket; mouth. pocket, pouch, fob, sheath, scabbard, socket, bag, sac, sack, saccule, wallet, cardcase, scrip, poke, knit, knapsack, haversack, sachel, satchel, reticule, budget, net; ditty bag, ditty box; housewife, hussif; saddlebags; portfolio; quiver etc. (magazine) 636. chest, box, coffer, caddy, case, casket, pyx, pix, caisson, desk, bureau, reliquary; trunk, portmanteau, band-box, valise; grip, grip sack [U.S.]; skippet, vasculum; boot, imperial; vache; cage, manger, rack. vessel, vase, bushel, barrel; canister, jar; pottle, basket, pannier, buck-basket, hopper, maund†, creel, cran, crate, cradle, bassinet, wisket, whisket, jardiniere, corbeille, hamper, dosser, dorser, tray, hod, scuttle, utensil; brazier; cuspidor, spittoon. [For liquids] cistern etc. (store) 636; vat, caldron, barrel, cask, drum, puncheon, keg, rundlet, tun, butt, cag, firkin, kilderkin, carboy, amphora, bottle, jar, decanter, ewer, cruse, caraffe, crock, kit, canteen, flagon; demijohn; flask, flasket; stoup, noggin, vial, phial, cruet, caster; urn, epergne, salver, patella, tazza, patera; pig gin, big gin; tyg, nipperkin, pocket pistol; tub, bucket, pail, skeel, pot, tankard, jug, pitcher, mug, pipkin; galipot, gallipot; matrass, receiver, retort, alembic, bolthead, capsule, can, kettle; bowl, basin, jorum, punch bowl, cup, goblet, chalice, tumbler, glass, rummer, horn, saucepan, skillet, posnet†, tureen. [laboratory vessels for liquids] beaker, flask, Erlenmeyer flask, Florence flask, round-bottom flask, graduated cylinder, test tube, culture tube, pipette, Pasteur pipette, disposable pipette, syringe, vial, carboy, vacuum flask, Petri dish, microtiter tray, centrifuge tube. bail, beaker, billy, canakin; catch basin, catch drain; chatti, lota, mussuk, schooner [U.S.], spider, terrine, toby, urceus. plate, platter, dish, trencher, calabash, porringer, potager, saucer, pan, crucible; glassware, tableware; vitrics. compote, gravy boat, creamer, sugar bowl, butter dish, mug, pitcher, punch bowl, chafing dish. shovel, trowel, spoon, spatula, ladle, dipper, tablespoon, watch glass, thimble. closet, commode, cupboard, cellaret, chiffonniere, locker, bin, bunker, buffet, press, clothespress, safe, sideboard, drawer, chest of drawers, chest on chest, highboy, lowboy, till, scrutoire†, secretary, secretaire, davenport, bookcase, cabinet, canterbury; escritoire, etagere, vargueno, vitrine. chamber, apartment, room, cabin; office, court, hall, atrium; suite of rooms, apartment [U.S.], flat, story; saloon, salon, parlor; by-room, cubicle; presence chamber; sitting room, best room, keeping room, drawing room, reception room, state room; gallery, cabinet, closet; pew, box; boudoir; adytum, sanctum; bedroom, dormitory; refectory, dining room, salle-a-manger; nursery, schoolroom; library, study; studio; billiard room, smoking room; den; stateroom, tablinum, tenement. [room for defecation and urination] bath room, bathroom, toilet, lavatory, powder room; john, jakes, necessary, loo; [in public places] men's room, ladies' room, rest room; [fixtures] (uncleanness). 653 attic, loft, garret, cockloft, clerestory; cellar, vault, hold, cockpit; cubbyhole; cook house; entre-sol; mezzanine floor; ground floor, rez-de-chaussee; basement, kitchen, pantry, bawarchi-khana, scullery, offices; storeroom etc. (depository) 636; lumber room; dairy, laundry. coach house; garage; hangar; outhouse; penthouse; lean-to. portico, porch, stoop, stope, veranda, patio, lanai, terrace, deck; lobby, court, courtyard, hall, vestibule, corridor, passage, breezeway; ante room, ante chamber; lounge; piazza, veranda. conservatory, greenhouse, bower, arbor, summerhouse, alcove, grotto, hermitage. lodging etc. (abode) 189; bed etc. (support) 215; carriage etc. (vehicle) 272. ... show more
is a specific kind of: reception room.
A private compartment on a sleeping car with three bunks and a toilet.
Moby thesaurus: Pullman, Pullman car, Vanity Fair, baggage car, beau monde, beautiful people, best people, best room, boxcar, caboose, cafe society, car, carriage, carriage trade, chair car, coach, coal car, covered waggon, cream of society, day coach, diner, dinghy, dining car, elite, fashionable society, flat, flatcar, foreroom, front room, gondola, good society, haut monde, high life, high society, in-crowd, jet set, jeunesse doree, living room, local, luggage van, mail car, mail van, monde, palace car, parlor, parlor car, passenger car, people of fashion, polite society, railway car, reefer, refrigerator car, right people, roomette, salon, saloon, sitting room, sleeper, smart set, smoker, smoking car, social register, societe, society, solarium, stateroom, stockcar, sun parlor, sunroom, tank, tender, the Four Hundred, truck, upper crust, uppercut, van, waggon, world of fashion ... show more.
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