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House 1Definition: A structure intended or used as a habitation or shelter for
animals of any kind; but especially, a building or edifice for the habitation of man; a dwelling place, a mansion.
House 2Definition: Household
concerns; particularly in the phrase to keep house. See below.
House 3Definition: Those who dwell in the same house; a household.
House 4Definition: A family of
ancestors, descendants, and kindred; a race of
persons from the same stock; a tribe; especially, a noble family or an illustrious race; as, the house of
Austria; the house of
Hanover; the house of
House 5Definition: One of the
estates of a kingdom or other government assembled in parliament or legislature; a body of men united in a legislative capacity; as, the House of
Lords; the House of Commons; the House of
Representatives; also, a quorum of such a body. See Congress, and Parliament.
House 6Definition: A firm, or commercial establishment.
House 7Definition: A public house; an inn; a hotel.
House 8Definition: A square on a chessboard, regarded as the proper place of a piece.
House 9Definition: An audience; an assembly of
hearers, as at a lecture, a theater,
etc.; as, a thin or a full house.
House 10Definition: The body, as the habitation of the soul.
House 11Definition: The grave.
House 12Definition: To drive to a shelter.
House 13Definition: To admit to residence; to harbor.
House 14Definition: To deposit and cover, as in the grave.
House 15Definition: To stow in a safe place; to take down and make safe; as, to house the upper
House 16Definition: To take shelter or lodging; to abide to dwell; to lodge.
House 17Definition: To have a position in one of the houses. See House, n.,
house 18Definition: play in which children take the
roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like
adults; "the children were playing house"
house 19Definition: 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"
house 20Definition: a building in which something is sheltered or located; "they had a large carriage house"
house 21Definition: a building where theatrical
motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
house 22Definition: aristocratic family line; "the House of York"
members of a business organization that
operates one or more
establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"
house 24Definition: 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"
house 25Definition: an official assembly having legislative
powers; "the legislature has two houses"
house 26Definition: the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema; "the house applauded"; "he counted the house"
house 27Definition: the
members of a religious community living together
house 28Definition: the management of a gambling house or casino; "the house
gets a percentage of every bet"
house 29Definition: (astrology) one of equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
house 30Definition: provide housing for; "The
immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
house 31Definition: contain or cover; "This box houses the gears"