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〔 haUs 〕


〔 haus 〕

Overview of noun house

The noun house has 12 senses

  • house -- (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 -- (the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house")

  • house -- (the members of a religious community living together)

  • house -- (the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema; "the house applauded"; "he counted the house")

  • house -- (an official assembly having legislative powers; "a bicameral legislature has two houses")

  • house -- (aristocratic family line; "the House of York")

  • house -- (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 -- ((astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided)

  • house -- (the management of a gambling house or casino; "the house gets a percentage of every bet")

  • family, household, house, home, menage -- (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")

  • theater, theatre, house -- (a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full")

  • house -- (a building in which something is sheltered or located; "they had a large carriage house")

Overview of verb house

The verb house has 2 senses

  • house -- (contain or cover; "This box houses the gears")

  • house, put up, domiciliate -- (provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town")