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House

Definition

[n] play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults; "the children were playing house"
[n] 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"
[n] a building in which something is sheltered or located; "they had a large carriage house"
[n] a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
[n] aristocratic family line; "the House of York"
[n] members of a business organization; "he worked for a brokerage house"
[n] 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"
[n] an official assembly having legislative powers; "the legislature has two houses"
[n] the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema; "the house applauded"; "he counted the house"
[n] the members of a religious community living together
[n] the management of a gambling house or casino; "the house gets a percentage of every bet"
[n] (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
[v] provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
[v] contain or cover; "This box houses the gears"


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