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    house - Dictionary definition and meaning for word house

    Definition
    (noun) a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    Example Sentence
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
    Definition
    (noun) the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    Synonyms : business firm , firm
    Example Sentence
    • he worked for a brokerage house
    Definition
    (noun) the members of a religious community living together Definition
    (noun) the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema
    Example Sentence
    • the house applauded
    • he counted the house
    Definition
    (noun) an official assembly having legislative powers
    Example Sentence
    • a bicameral legislature has two houses
    Definition
    (noun) aristocratic family line
    Example Sentence
    • the House of York
    Definition
    (noun) play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults
    Example Sentence
    • the children were playing house
    Definition
    (noun) (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided Definition
    (noun) the management of a gambling house or casino
    Example Sentence
    • the house gets a percentage of every bet
    Definition
    (noun) a social unit living together
    Synonyms : family , home , household , menage
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    Synonyms : theater , theatre
    Example Sentence
    • the house was full
    Definition
    (noun) a building in which something is sheltered or located
    Example Sentence
    • they had a large carriage house
    Definition
    (verb) contain or cover
    Example Sentence
    • This box houses the gears
    Definition
    (verb) provide housing for
    Synonyms : domiciliate , put up
    Example Sentence
    • The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town
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