- 1. house, dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house, building, edifice
- usage: 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"
- 2. firm, house, business firm, business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation
- usage: the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"
- 3. house, community
- usage: the members of a religious community living together
- 4. house, audience
- usage: the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema; "the house applauded"; "he counted the house"
- 5. house, legislature, legislative assembly, legislative body, general assembly, law-makers
- usage: an official assembly having legislative powers; "a bicameral legislature has two houses"
- 6. house, family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry
- usage: aristocratic family line; "the House of York"
- 7. house, play, child's play
- usage: play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults; "the children were playing house"
- 8. sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house, region, part
- usage: (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
- 9. house, management
- usage: the management of a gambling house or casino; "the house gets a percentage of every bet"
- 10. family, household, house, home, menage, unit, social unit
- usage: 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"
- 11. theater, theatre, house, building, edifice
- usage: a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
- 12. house, building, edifice
- usage: a building in which something is sheltered or located; "they had a large carriage house"
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- 1. house, accommodate, hold, admit
- usage: contain or cover; "This box houses the gears"
- 2. house, put up, domiciliate, shelter
- usage: provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
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