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household

house·hold

household

 
 
pronunciation:
haUs hold
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the group of people, such as a family, that lives in a particular dwelling.
There are five people in our household, and all of them are messy.One in four households does not have a washing machine in this area.
synonyms:
family, house, ménage
similar words:
residents
definition 2: the contents of the dwelling where a household lives.
They all survived, but their entire household was destroyed by the fire.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to a household.
You have to report all of your household income.
synonyms:
domestic
similar words:
family, home
definition 2: for use in the home.
They sell all kinds of household appliances.
synonyms:
home
similar words:
domestic, everyday
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