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house

house

 
 
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
on the house
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: haUs
definition 1: a building with connected rooms in which people of the same family or group live.
This neighborhood has houses and shops.
 
synonyms:
dwelling, home, residence
similar words:
address, lodging, place
definition 2: the people who live in such a building; household.
Our house has five people.
synonyms:
family, household
similar words:
residents
definition 3: a building that is used for a particular purpose.
We visit our house of worship every week.We went to the coffee house to meet our friends.
similar words:
auditorium, building, hall, place
definition 4: a group or assembly that meets to write, discuss, and pass laws.
The house is in session for six months a year.
synonyms:
assembly
similar words:
congress, council, legislature, parliament, senate
definition 5: the audience at a public event.
There was a large house for the film.
synonyms:
audience
similar words:
public, spectators
phrase: on the house
 
part of speech: verb
pronunciation: haUz
inflections: housed, houses, housing
definition: to provide room and board or living quarters for.
That school houses students on campus.The animals are housed in a barn.
similar words:
accommodate, quarter
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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