under the same roof

Definition of under the same roof

  1. :  in the same house They all live under the same roof.

Word by Word Definitions

underplay
  1. :  in or into a position below or beneath something

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

    :  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

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

    :  receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. :  lower in rank or authority :  subordinate

sameplay
  1. :  resembling in every relevant respect

    :  being one without addition, change, or discontinuance :  identical

    :  being the one under discussion or already referred to

  1. :  something identical with or similar to another

roofplay
  1. :  the cover of a building

    :  material used for a roof :  roofing

    :  the roof of a dwelling conventionally designating the home itself

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

    :  to provide with a particular kind of roof or roofing

    :  to constitute a roof over


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