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House 1

Definition: 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 2

Definition: Household affairs; domestic concerns; particularly in the phrase to keep house. See below.

House 3

Definition: Those who dwell in the same house; a household.

House 4

Definition: 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 Israel.

House 5

Definition: 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 6

Definition: A firm, or commercial establishment.

House 7

Definition: A public house; an inn; a hotel.

House 8

Definition: A square on a chessboard, regarded as the proper place of a piece.

House 9

Definition: An audience; an assembly of hearers, as at a lecture, a theater, etc.; as, a thin or a full house.

House 10

Definition: The body, as the habitation of the soul.

House 11

Definition: The grave.

House 12

Definition: To drive to a shelter.

House 13

Definition: To admit to residence; to harbor.

House 14

Definition: To deposit and cover, as in the grave.

House 15

Definition: To stow in a safe place; to take down and make safe; as, to house the upper spars.

House 16

Definition: To take shelter or lodging; to abide to dwell; to lodge.

House 17

Definition: To have a position in one of the houses. See House, n.,

house 18

Definition: 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 19

Definition: 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 20

Definition: a building in which something is sheltered or located; "they had a large carriage house"

house 21

Definition: a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"

house 22

Definition: aristocratic family line; "the House of York"

house 23

Definition: members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"

house 24

Definition: 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 25

Definition: an official assembly having legislative powers; "the legislature has two houses"

house 26

Definition: the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema; "the house applauded"; "he counted the house"

house 27

Definition: the members of a religious community living together

house 28

Definition: the management of a gambling house or casino; "the house gets a percentage of every bet"

house 29

Definition: (astrology) one of equal areas into which the zodiac is divided

house 30

Definition: provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"

house 31

Definition: contain or cover; "This box houses the gears"

 

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