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housing

hous·ing

housing

pronunciation:
haU zIng
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a shelter or place to live.
The college helps its students find housing.
synonyms:
dwelling, shelter
similar words:
house, lodging, quarter
definition 2: houses or living places as a group.
Her goal is to improve the quality of housing in the United States.
synonyms:
houses
similar words:
dwellings, quarters, residences, shelter
definition 3: a case that covers or protects.
We had to fix the cracked motor housing.
similar words:
capsule, container, covering, jacket, sheath