a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
"he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
firm, house, business firm(noun)
the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
"he worked for a brokerage house"
the members of a religious community living together
the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema
"the house applauded"; "he counted the house"
an official assembly having legislative powers
"a bicameral legislature has two houses"
aristocratic family line
"the House of York"
play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults
"the children were playing house"
sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house(noun)
(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
sign, business firm, signboard, mansion, planetary house, theatre, signaling, mark, menage, hall, polarity, home, foretoken, sign of the zodiac, mansion house, family, theater, star sign, preindication, manse, residence, firm, augury, signal, household
the management of a gambling house or casino
"the house gets a percentage of every bet"
family, household, house, home, menage(noun)
a social unit living together
"he moved his family to Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"
category, domicile, crime syndicate, place, kinfolk, base, family line, business firm, fellowship, kin, kinsperson, theater, star sign, syndicate, family unit, sign, mansion, nursing home, home base, home plate, planetary house, household, habitation, family, sign of the zodiac, firm, theatre, abode, class, sept, home, phratry, menage, rest home, mob, plate, folk, kinsfolk, dwelling house, dwelling
theater, theatre, house(noun)
a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
"the house was full"
sign, dramatics, field of operations, mansion, planetary house, theatre of operations, dramaturgy, menage, theater of operations, home, sign of the zodiac, family, theater, star sign, business firm, dramatic art, firm, field, theatre, household
a building in which something is sheltered or located
"they had a large carriage house"
contain or cover
"This box houses the gears"
house, put up, domiciliate(verb)
provide housing for
"The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
support, put up, stand, post, domicile, tin, nominate, abide, set up, shack, stomach, digest, suffer, brook, bear, rear, offer, stick out, contribute, tolerate, reside, can, provide, endure, put forward, erect, raise, domiciliate
A structure serving as an abode of human beings.
This is my house and my family's ancestral home.
The mode of living as if in a house.
They set up house in a posh apartment.
A structure to protect or store something or someone.
The former carriage house had been made over into a guest house.
An establishment, whether actual, as a pub, or virtual, as a website.
A company or organisation.
A small publishing house would have a contract with an independent fulfillment house.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Abode, dwelling, and habitation are used with little difference of meaning to denote the place where one habitually lives; abode and habitation belong to the poetic or elevated style. Even dwelling is not used in familiar speech; a person says "my house," "my home," or more formally "my residence." Home, from the Anglo-Saxon, denoting originally a dwelling, came to mean an endeared dwelling as the scene of domestic love and happy and cherished family life, a sense to which there is an increasing tendency to restrict the word — desirably so, since we have other words to denote the mere dwelling-place; we say "The wretched tenement could not be called home," or "The humble cabin was dear to him as the home of his childhood."Home's not merely four square walls,
Tho with pictures hung and gilded;
Home is where affection calls —
Where its shrine the heart has builded.
Thus the word comes to signify any place of rest and peace, and especially heaven, as the soul's peaceful and eternal dwelling-place.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
dwelling, residence, domicile, abode, habitation, mansion, palace, tenement, château, pavilion, villa, manse, phalanstery, lodge, kiosk, topek, hutch, (religious house) monastery, convent, firm, company, concern, palafitte
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How to use house in a sentence?
That's actually been hard, the internet is not always reliable, goes down, and it's impossible for us to have four separate audio zones in the house.
Let us, as a House of Commons, work now to find a solution to deal with the crisis facing this country and the deep concerns that many people have for their livelihoods, their lives, their future, their jobs, their communities and their factories.
Renard Spivey's a good person with a great record [ with ] law enforcement and courtrooms for a long time, what I know about the case and reading reports is that there was a shooting with a gun in Renard Spivey house and Renard Spivey wife was shot twice and Renard Spivey was shot once in the leg. We're trying to determine now the order of the shots and what happened.
PROMISING TREATMENT FOR VITILIGO SKIN CONDITION At one point, the Indiana woman was so fearful of leaving the house without her makeup she became depressed, even considering suicide, because she hated her looks. It made me into a person who didn't want to be noticed. That mask was everything for me.
The married couple can only buy HOUSE, but whether it becomes HOME or TOMB depends solely on the behaviour of the wife and that’s why she is called a homemaker.
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