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Definitions of house:
  • noun:   play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults
    Example: "The children were playing house"
  • noun:   a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    Example: "He has a house on Cape Cod"
  • noun:   a building in which something is sheltered or located
    Example: "They had a large carriage house"
  • noun:   aristocratic family line
    Example: "The House of York"
  • noun:   an official assembly having legislative powers
    Example: "The legislature has two houses"
  • noun:   the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema
    Example: "The house applauded"
  • noun:   the members of a religious community living together
  • noun:   the management of a gambling house or casino
    Example: "The house gets a percentage of every bet"
  • noun:   members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    Example: "He worked for a brokerage house"
  • noun:   a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    Example: "The house was full"
  • noun:   a social unit living together
    Example: "It was a good Christian household"
  • noun:   (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
  • verb:   provide housing for
    Example: "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
  • verb:   contain or cover
    Example: "This box houses the gears"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 5882 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #688)

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