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house

house

 
 
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: haUs
definition: a building in which people live.
This neighborhood has houses, stores, and a school.
 
synonyms:
home, residence
similar words:
address, lodging, place
 
part of speech: verb
pronunciation: haUz
inflections: housed, houses, housing
definition: to provide living space for people or animals.
The university houses some students in apartments.The cows are housed in a barn.
similar words:
accommodate
Word Builder: house +
  • housewares:
    things used in the kitchen of a house, such as utensils.
  • housewife:
    a woman who does not work outside of the home.
  • housework:
    the work of keeping a house clean and safe.
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