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house

 
Noun house has 12 senses
  1. house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
    --1 is a kind of
    dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house; building, edifice
    --1 has parts: library; loft, attic, garret; porch; study
    --1 has particulars:
     beach house; boarding house, boardinghouse; bungalow, cottage; cabin; chalet; chapterhouse, fraternity house, frat house; country house; detached house, single dwelling; dollhouse, doll's house; duplex house, duplex, semidetached house; farmhouse; gatehouse; guesthouse; hacienda; lodge, hunting lodge; lodging house, rooming house; maisonette, maisonnette; mansion, mansion house, manse, hall, residence; ranch house; residence; row house, town house; safe house; saltbox; sod house, soddy, adobe house; solar house; stash house; tract house; villa
    Derived form: verb house2
  2. house - an official assembly having legislative powers; "the legislature has two houses"
    --2 is a kind of
    legislature, legislative assembly, general assembly, law-makers
    --2 has particulars:
     United States House of Representatives, U.S. House of Representatives, US House of Representatives, House of Representatives, U.S. House, US House; House of Commons, British House of Commons; House of Lords, British House of Lords; Dail Eireann, Dail; Seanad Eireann, Seanad
  3. house - a building in which something is sheltered or located; "they had a large carriage house"
    --3 is a kind of
    building, edifice
    --3 has particulars:
     bathhouse, bagnio; boathouse; courthouse; field house, sports arena; icehouse; meat house; oast house; pump house, pumping station; smokehouse, meat house
    Derived form: verb house2
  4. family, household, house, home, menage - a social unit living together; "he moved his family to Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"
    --4 is a kind of unit, social unit
    --4 has particulars:
     nuclear family, conjugal family; extended family; foster family; foster home; menage a trois
  5. theater, theatre, house - a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
    --5 is a kind of building, edifice
    --5 has parts:
     box office, ticket office, ticket booth; circle, dress circle; dressing room; greenroom; orchestra; orchestra pit, pit; parquet; parquet circle, parterre; stage; standing room; theater stage, theatre stage; tiered seats
    --5 has particulars:
     arena theater, theater in the round; cinema, movie theater, movie theatre, movie house, picture palace; dinner theater, dinner theatre; home theater, home theatre; little theater, little theatre; music hall, vaudeville theater, vaudeville theatre; opera, opera house
  6. firm, house, business firm - members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"
    --6 is a kind of business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation
    --6 has particulars:
     corporation, corp; accounting firm; consulting firm, consulting company; publisher, publishing house, publishing firm, publishing company; dealer; law firm; auction house
  7. house - aristocratic family line; "the House of York"
    --7 is a kind of
    family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry
    --7 has particulars:
     royalty, royal family, royal line, royal house; Medici
  8. house - the members of a religious community living together
    --8 is a kind of
    community
  9. house - the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema; "the house applauded"; "he counted the house"
    --9 is a kind of
    audience
    --9 has part: claque
  10. house - play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults; "the children were playing house"
    --10 is a kind of
    play, child's play
  11. sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house - (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
    --11 is a kind of region, part
    --11 is a part of zodiac
    --11 has particulars:
     Aries, Aries the Ram, Ram; Taurus, Taurus the Bull, Bull; Gemini, Gemini the Twins, Twins; Cancer, Cancer the Crab, Crab; Leo, Leo the Lion, Lion; Virgo, Virgo the Virgin, Virgin; Libra, Libra the Balance, Balance, Libra the Scales; Scorpio, Scorpio the Scorpion, Scorpion; Sagittarius, Sagittarius the Archer, Archer; Capricorn, Capricorn the Goat, Goat; Aquarius, Aquarius the Water Bearer, Water Bearer; Pisces, Pisces the Fishes, Fish
  12. house - the management of a gambling house or casino; "the house gets a percentage of every bet"
    --12 is a kind of
    management
Verb house has 2 senses
  1. house - contain or cover; "This box houses the gears"
    --1 is one way to
    accommodate, hold, admit
    Derived form: noun housing2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. house, put up, domiciliate - provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
    --2 is one way to shelter
    Derived forms: noun house3, noun house1, noun housing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
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