Definition of House


  • a building in which something is sheltered or located
    "they had a large carriage house"
  • a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    "the house was full"
  • 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"
  • the management of a gambling house or casino
    "the house gets a percentage of every bet"
  • (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
    - sign of the zodiac - star sign - planetary 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"
  • aristocratic family line
    "the House of York"
  • an official assembly having legislative powers
    "a bicameral legislature has two houses"
  • the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema
    "the house applauded"
    "he counted the house"
  • the members of a religious community living together
  • the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    "he worked for a brokerage house"
    - business firm
  • 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"


  • provide housing for
    "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
    - put up
  • contain or cover
    "This box houses the gears"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble house

34 unscramble word found using the letters house.

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