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housing

hous·ing

housing

 
pronunciation:
haU zIng
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a shelter or dwelling; lodging.
synonyms:
abode, dwelling, shelter
similar words:
accommodation, domicile, habitation, house, lodging, quarter
definition 2: houses or living places collectively.
Housing in this city is scarce.
synonyms:
houses
similar words:
accommodations, dwellings, lodgment, quarters, residences, shelter
definition 3: the act of providing shelter.
synonyms:
sheltering
similar words:
accommodation, harboring, quartering
definition 4: a case or casing that covers or protects.
synonyms:
box, case
similar words:
capsule, casing, container, covering, jacket, sheath