HyperDic: household

English > 1 sense of the word household:
NOUNgrouphousehold, family, house, home, menagea social unit living together
household > pronunciation
Soundshhaw'shhow.ld
Rhymesbehold ... wold: 49 rhymes with owld...
English > household: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA social unit living together.
Example "It was a good Christian household"
Synonymsfamily, house, 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
Nounshouseholdersomeone who owns a home

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