under someone's roof

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of under someone's roof

: in someone's house
  • You'll do what I say as long as you're living under my roof.

Word by Word Definitions

under play
  1. : in or into a position below or beneath something

  2. : below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

  3. : in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. : below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

  2. : subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

  3. : receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. : lying or placed below, beneath, or on the ventral side

  2. : facing or protruding downward

  3. : lower in rank or authority : subordinate

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

roof play
  1. : the cover of a building

  2. : material used for a roof : roofing

  3. : the roof of a dwelling conventionally designating the home itself

  1. : to cover with or as if with a roof

  2. : to provide with a particular kind of roof or roofing

  3. : to constitute a roof over


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