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  • house house  /ˈhaʊs/ ?  a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families

    house meaning(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

    Synonym(s)

    house 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.
  • house agent house agent  a person who is authorized to act as an agent for the sale of land
  • house arrest house arrest  confinement to your own home
  • house cat house cat  any domesticated member of the genus Felis
  • house centipede house centipede  long-legged centipede common in damp places as e.g. cellars
  • house decorator house decorator  a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their…
  • house detective house detective  a private detective employed by a hotel or retail store
  • house dick house dick  a private detective employed by a hotel or retail store
  • house finch house finch  small finch originally of the western United States and Mexico
  • house fly house fly  common fly that frequents human habitations and spreads many diseases
  • house guest house guest  a guest entertained in your house
  • house husband house husband  a husband who keeps house while his wife earns the family income
  • house martin house martin  common small European martin that builds nests under the eaves of houses
  • house mouse house mouse  brownish-grey Old World mouse now a common household pest worldwide
  • house of burgesses house of burgesses  the lower house of legislature in colonial Virginia
  • house of cards house of cards  a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner…
  • house of commons house of commons  the lower house of the British parliament
  • house of correction house of correction  (formerly) a jail or other place of detention for persons convicted…
  • house of detention house of detention  an institution where juvenile offenders can be held temporarily…
  • house of god house of god  any building where congregations gather for prayer
  • house of hanover house of hanover  the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George…
  • house of ill repute house of ill repute  a building where prostitutes are available
  • house of islam house of islam  areas where Muslims are in the majority
  • house of lancaster house of lancaster  the English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461; its emblem…
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