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  Definition of house
  1. play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults; "the children were playing house"
  2. 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"
  3. a building in which something is sheltered or located; "they had a large carriage house"
  4. a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
  5. aristocratic family line; "the House of York"
  6. members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"
  7. 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"
  8. an official assembly having legislative powers; "the legislature has two houses"
  9. the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema; "the house applauded"; "he counted the house"
  10. the members of a religious community living together
  11. the management of a gambling house or casino; "the house gets a percentage of every bet"
  12. (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
  13. provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
  14. contain or cover; "This box houses the gears"
Similar Words: theater, theatre, firm, business firm, family, household, home, menage, sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, planetary house, put up, domiciliate


Hyponyms: beach house, boarding house, boardinghouse, bungalow, cottage, cabin, chalet, chapterhouse, fraternity house, frat house, country house, detached house, single dwelling, dollhouse, doll's house, duplex house, duplex, semidetached house, farmhouse, gatehouse, guesthouse, hacienda, lodge, hunting lodge, lodging house, rooming house, maisonette, maisonnette, mansion, mansion house, manse, hall, residence, ranch house, row house, town house, safe house, saltbox, sod house, soddy, adobe house, solar house, stash house, tract house, villa, bathhouse, bagnio, boathouse, courthouse, field house, sports arena, icehouse, meat house, oast house, pump house, pumping station, smokehouse, arena theater, theater in the round, cinema, movie theater, movie theatre, movie house, picture palace, dinner theater, dinner theatre, home theater, home theatre, little theater, little theatre, music hall, vaudeville theater, vaudeville theatre, opera, opera house, royalty, royal family, royal line, royal house, Medici, corporation, corp, accounting firm, consulting firm, consulting company, publisher, publishing house, publishing firm, publishing company, dealer, law firm, auction house, nuclear family, conjugal family, extended family, foster family, foster home, menage a trois, United States House of Representatives, U.S. House of Representatives, US House of Representatives, House of Representatives, U.S. House, US House, House of Commons, British House of Commons, House of Lords, British House of Lords, Dail Eireann, Dail, Seanad Eireann, Seanad, Aries, Aries the Ram, Ram, Taurus, Taurus the Bull, Bull, Gemini, Gemini the Twins, Twins, Cancer, Cancer the Crab, Crab, Leo, Leo the Lion, Lion, Virgo, Virgo the Virgin, Virgin, Libra, Libra the Balance, Balance, Libra the Scales, Scorpio, Scorpio the Scorpion, Scorpion, Sagittarius, Sagittarius the Archer, Archer, Capricorn, Capricorn the Goat, Goat, Aquarius, Aquarius the Water Bearer, Water Bearer, Pisces, Pisces the Fishes, Fish, rehouse, home, accommodate, chamber, take in


Part Meronyms: zodiac


Derivational Morphology: put up, domiciliate, home, diggings, digs, domiciliation, lodgings, pad, housing, lodging, living accommodations


Language Translations:
Afrikaans: huis   Albanian: shtëpi  
Armenian: տուն   Basque: etxe  
Bosnian: kuća   Breton: ti  
Bulgarian: къща   Catalan: casa  
Chinese: 房屋   Croatian: kuća  
Danish: hus   Dutch: huis  
Esperanto: domo   Estonian: maja  
Finnish: talo   French: maison  
Frisian: hûs   Galician: casa  
German: Haus   Greek: σπίτι  
Hebrew: בית   Hindi: घर  
Hungarian: ház   Icelandic: hús  
Ido: domo   Indonesian: rumah  
Irish: teach   Italian: casa  
Japanese:   Korean:  
Kurdish: xanî   Latin: domus  
Lithuanian: namas   Macedonian: куќа  
Malay: rumah   Malayalam: വീട്  
Maltese: bejt   Norwegian: hus  
Novial: hause   Polish: dom  
Portuguese: casa   Romanian: casă  
Russian: дом   Slovak: dom  
Slovene: hiša   Spanish: casa  
Swahili: nyumba   Swedish: hus  
Tagalog: bahay   Tamil: வீடு  
Telugu: ఇల్లు   Turkish: ev  
Ukrainian: дім   Urdu: (ghar)  
Vietnamese: nhà   Welsh:  
Yiddish: הויז  
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