HyperDic: house

English > 14 senses of the word house:
NOUNartifacthousea dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
grouphouse, firm, business firmthe members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
grouphousethe members of a religious community living together
grouphousethe audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema
grouphousean official assembly having legislative powers
grouphousearistocratic family line
acthouseplay in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults
locationhouse, sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, planetary house(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
grouphousethe management of a gambling ... / gambling house or casino
grouphouse, family, household, home, menagea social unit living together
artifacthouse, theater, theatrea building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
artifacthousea building in which something is sheltered or located
VERBstativehousecontain or cover
socialhouse, put up, domiciliateprovide housing for
house > pronunciation
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Rhymesalehouse ... whorehouse: 54 rhymes with aws...
English > house: 14 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families.
Examples
  • "he has a house on Cape Cod"
  • "she felt she had to get out of the house"
PartslibraryA room where books are kept
loft, attic, garretFloor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof
porchA structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance
studyA room used for reading and writing and studying
Narrowerbeach houseA house built on or near a beach
boarding house, boardinghouseA private house that provides accommodations and meals / meals for paying guests
bungalow, cottageA small house with a single story
cabinA small house built of wood
chaletA Swiss house with a sloping roof and wide eaves or a house built in this style
chapterhouse, fraternity house, frat houseA house used as a residence by a chapter of a fraternity
country houseA house (usually large and impressive) on an estate in the country
detached house, single dwellingA house that stands alone
dollhouse, doll's houseA house so small that it is likened to a child's plaything
duplex house, duplex, semidetached houseA house with two units sharing a common wall
farmhousehouse for a farmer and family
gatehouseA house built at a gateway
guesthouseA house separate from the main house
haciendaThe main house on a ranch or large estate
lodge, hunting lodgeA small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter
lodging house, rooming houseA house where rooms are rented
maisonette, maisonnetteA small house
mansion, mansion house, manse, hall, residenceA large and imposing house
ranch houseA one story house with a low pitched roof
residenceThe official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president)
row house, town houseA house that is one of a row of identical houses situated side by side and sharing common walls
safe houseA house used as a hiding place or refuge by members of certain organizations
saltboxA type of house built in New England
sod house, soddy, adobe houseA house built of sod or adobe laid in horizontal courses
solar houseA house designed / designed to use solar radiation for heating
tract houseOne of many houses of similar design constructed together on a tract of land
villadetached or semidetached suburban house
Broaderbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling househousing that someone is living in
Spanishcasa
Catalancasa
Verbshouseprovide housing for
English > house: 14 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments.
Example"he worked for a brokerage house"
Synonymsfirm, business firm
Narroweraccounting firmA firm of accountants who provide accounting and auditing services for a fee
auction houseA firm that conducts auctions
consulting firm, consulting companyA firm of experts providing professional advice to an organization for a fee
corporation, corpA business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
dealerA firm engaged in trading
law firmA firm of lawyers
publisher, publishing house, publishing firm, publishing companyA firm in the publishing business
Broaderbusiness, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisationA commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
Spanishcasa, compañía, empresa, empresas, firma
Catalancasa, companyia, empresa, firma
English > house: 14 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningThe members of a religious community living together.
BroadercommunityA group of people living in a particular local area
Spanishcomunidad religiosa, feligreses
Catalancomunitat religiosa, feligresos
English > house: 14 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningThe audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema.
Examples
  • "the house applauded"
  • "he counted the house"
PartsclaqueA group of followers hired to applaud at a performance
BroaderaudienceA gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance
Spanishentrada, público
Catalanentrada, públic
English > house: 14 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningAn official assembly having legislative powers.
Example"a bicameral legislature has two houses"
NarrowerDail Eireann, DailThe lower house of the parliament of the Irish Republic
House of BurgessesThe lower house of legislature in colonial Virginia
House of Commons, British House of CommonsThe lower house of the British parliament
House of Lords, British House of LordsThe upper house of the British parliament
Seanad Eireann, SeanadThe upper house of the parliament of the Irish Republic
United States House of Representatives, U.S. House of Representatives, US House of Representatives, House of Representatives, U.S. House, US HouseThe lower legislative house of the United States Congress
Broaderlegislature, legislative assembly, legislative body, general assembly, law-makerspersons who make or amend or repeal laws
Spanishcámara
Catalancambra
English > house: 14 senses > noun 6, group
Meaningaristocratic family line.
Example"the House of York"
NarrowerMediciaristocratic Italian family of powerful merchants and bankers who ruled Florence in the 15th century
royalty, royal family, royal line, royal houseroyal persons collectively
Broaderfamily, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratryPeople descended from a common ancestor
Spanishcasa
Catalancasa
English > house: 14 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningPlay in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults.
Example"the children were playing house"
Broaderplay, child's playActivity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules
Spanishpapás y mamás
Catalanpapes i mames
English > house: 14 senses > noun 8, location
Meaning(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided.
Synonymssign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, planetary house
Categoryastrology, star divinationA pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
InstancesAquarius, Aquarius the Water Bearer, Water BearerThe eleventh sign of the zodiac
Aries, Aries the Ram, RamThe first sign of the zodiac which the sun enters at the vernal equinox
Cancer, Cancer the Crab, CrabThe fourth sign of the zodiac
Capricorn, Capricorn the Goat, GoatThe tenth sign of the zodiac
Gemini, Gemini the Twins, TwinsThe third sign of the zodiac
Leo, Leo the Lion, LionThe fifth sign of the zodiac
Libra, Libra the Balance, Balance, Libra the ScalesThe seventh sign of the zodiac
Pisces, Pisces the Fishes, FishThe twelfth sign of the zodiac
Sagittarius, Sagittarius the Archer, ArcherThe ninth sign of the zodiac
Scorpio, Scorpio the Scorpion, ScorpionThe eighth sign of the zodiac
Taurus, Taurus the Bull, BullThe second sign of the zodiac
Virgo, Virgo the Virgin, VirginThe sixth sign of the zodiac
Part ofzodiacA belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic
Broaderregion, partThe extended spatial location of something
Spanishcasa planetaria, signo del zodiaco, signo del zodíaco, signo
Catalancasa planetària, signe del zodíac
English > house: 14 senses > noun 9, group
MeaningThe management of a gambling ... / gambling house or casino.
Example"the house gets a percentage of every bet"
BroadermanagementThose in charge of running a business
Spanishbanca, casa
Catalanbanca
English > house: 14 senses > noun 10, group
MeaningA social unit living together.
Examples
  • "It was a good Christian household"
  • "I waited until the whole house was asleep"
Synonymsfamily, household, home, menage
Narrowerbroken homeA family in which the parents have separated or divorced
extended familyA family consisting of the nuclear family and their blood relatives
foster familyThe family of a fosterling
foster homeA household in which an orphaned or delinquent child is placed (usually by a social-service agency)
menage a troishousehold for three
nuclear family, conjugal familyA family consisting of parents and their children and grandparents of a marital partner
Broaderunit, social unitAn organization regarded as part of a larger / larger social group
Spanishcasa, familia, hogar, menaje
Catalancasa, família, llar
English > house: 14 senses > noun 11, artifact
MeaningA building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented.
Example"the house was full"
Synonymstheater, theatre
Categorydramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatreThe art of writing and producing plays
Partsbox office, ticket office, ticket boothThe office where tickets of admission are sold
circle, dress circleA curved section or tier of seats in a hall / hall or theater or opera house
dressing roomA room in which you can change clothes
greenroomA backstage room in a theater where performers rest or have visitors
orchestraseating on the main floor in a theater
orchestra pit, pitLowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers
parquetseating on the main floor between the orchestra and the parquet circle
parquet circle, parterreseating at the rear of the main floor (beneath the balconies / balconies)
stageA large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience
standing roomroom for passengers or spectators to stand
theater stage, theatre stageA stage in a theater on which actors can perform
tiered seatseating that is arranged in sloping tiers so that spectators in the back can see over the heads of those in front
Narrowerarena theater, theater in the roundA theater arranged with seats around at least three sides of the stage
cinema, movie theater, movie theatre, movie house, picture palaceA theater where films are shown
dinner theater, dinner theatreA theater at which dinner is included in the price of admission
home theater, home theatretelevision and video equipment designed to reproduce in the home the experience of being in a movie theater
little theater, little theatreA small theater for experimental drama or collegiate or community groups
music hall, vaudeville theater, vaudeville theatreA theater in which vaudeville is staged
opera, opera houseA building where musical dramas are performed
Broaderbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
Spanishteatro
Catalanteatre
English > house: 14 senses > noun 12, artifact
MeaningA building in which something is sheltered or located.
Example"they had a large carriage house"
Narrowerbathhouse, bagnioA building containing public baths
courthouseA building that houses judicial courts
field house, sports arenaA building for indoor sports
icehouseA house for storing ice
meat houseA small house (on a farm) where meat is stored
oast houseA building containing an oast (a kiln for drying hops)
pump house, pumping stationA house where pumps (e.g. to irrigate) are installed and operated
smokehouse, meat houseA small house where smoke is used to cure meat or fish
stash houseA house where weapons and supplies are hidden
Broaderbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
Spanishcasa
Verbshouseprovide housing for
English > house: 14 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningContain or cover.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"This box houses the gears"
Broaderaccommodate, hold, admitHave room for
Spanishalbergar, alojar, hospedar
Catalanalbergar, allotjar
Nounshousinga protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
English > house: 14 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningProvide housing for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
Synonymsput up, domiciliate
Narrowerchamberplace in a chamber
homeProvide with, or send to, a home / home / home / home
lodge, accommodateProvide housing for
rehouseput up in a new or different housing
take inProvide with shelter
BroadershelterProvide shelter / shelter for
Spanishalbergar, alojar, cobijar, dar alojamiento, domiciliar, hospedar
Catalanacollir, albergar, allotjar
Nounshousea dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
housea building in which something is sheltered or located
housingstructures collectively in which people are housed

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