house house  /ˈhaʊs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
  2. (n) the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
  3. (n) the members of a religious community living together
  4. (n) the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema
  5. (n) an official assembly having legislative powers
  6. (n) aristocratic family line
  7. (n) play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults
  8. (n) (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
  9. (n) the management of a gambling house or casino
  10. (n) a social unit living together
  11. (n) a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
  12. (n) a building in which something is sheltered or located
  13. (v) contain or cover
  14. (v) provide housing for

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As one iconic Modernist house opens to an eager public, others molder or are being bulldozed away.
  2. In 1929 he designed for Manhattan an apartment house of concrete, steel and glass more radical and inventive than any even proposed in functionalist Europe.

News

  1. House has tough questions about surveillance programs

    The entire House of Representatives will get its first briefing Tuesday on the government's recently revealed top secret surveillance programs, while the man behind the leaks continues to hide out, presumably in Hong Kong.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. House asks IRS about alleged medical records seizure

    The House Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter Tuesday to acting IRS Administrator Daniel Werfel requesting information about a 2011 agency search and seizure of as many as 60 million medical records from a California health care provider.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. House Speaker John Boehner: NSA Leaker a 'Traitor'

    House Speaker John Boehner today called NSA leaker Edward Snowden a “traitor” who put Americans at risk by releasing classified information to the media. “He’s a traitor,” the highest ranking Republican in the House of Representatives said in an extensive interview with ABC News’ George...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC News Blogs via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "I apologize for using the term 'shakedown' with regard to yesterday's actions at the White House in my opening statement this morning, and I retract my apology to BP," Mr. Barton's statement said. "As I told my colleagues yesterday and said...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Joe Barton Source: Wall Street Journal (blog)

  2. "Early this morning the House and Senate reached an agreement on a set of Wall Street reforms that represents 90 per cent of what I proposed when I took up this fight," Mr Obama said.
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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