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Definitions of house

  1.   the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema; " the house applauded"; " he counted the house"
  2.   To drive to a shelter.
  3.   play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults; " the children were playing house"
  4.   a building where theatrical performances or motion- picture shows can be presented; " the house was full"
  5.   To protect by covering: to shelter: to store.
  6.   provide housing for; " The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
  7.   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"
  8.   To place in a dwelling; shelter or lodge; make secure before a storm.
  9.   aristocratic family line; " the House of York"
  10.   an official assembly having legislative powers; " the legislature has two houses"
  11.   A household.
  12.   A place of abode.
  13.   A mercantile establishment; a corporation.
  14.   A family of ancestors, descendants, and kindred; a race of persons from the same stock; a tribe; especially, a noble family or an illustrious race; as, the house of Austria; the house of Hanover; the house of Israel.
  15.   One of the estates of a kingdom or other government assembled in parliament or legislature; a body of men united in a legislative capacity; as, the House of Lords; the House of Commons; the House of Representatives; also, a quorum of such a body. See Congress, and Parliament.
  16.   A building for dwelling in: a dwelling- place: an inn: household affairs: a family: kindred: a trading establishment: one of the estates of the legislature: ( astrol.) the twelfth part of the heavens:- pl. HOUSES.
  17.   To shelter; to store.
  18.   A building for dwelling in; a dwelling- place; household affairs; an edifice appropriated to the service of God; a temple; a church; a monastery; a college; a family or race; a household; a body of men united in their legislative capacity; a quorum of a legislative body; a firm or commercial establishment; estate; a square on a chess- board; the station of a planet in the heavens, or the twelfth part of the heavens.
  19.   To protect by covering; shelter.
  20.   The body, as the habitation of the soul.
  21.   Household affairs; domestic concerns; particularly in the phrase to keep house. See below.
  22.   To take shelter: to reside.
  23.   To have a position in one of the houses. See House, n., 8.
  24.   A twelfth part of the heavens, as divided by six circles intersecting at the north and south points of the horizon, used by astrologers in noting the positions of the heavenly bodies, and casting horoscopes or nativities. The houses were regarded as fixed in respect to the horizon, and numbered from the one at the eastern horizon, called the ascendant, first house, or house of life, downward, or in the direction of the earth's revolution, the stars and planets passing through them in the reverse order every twenty- four hours.
  25.   A building for residence; place of a bode; household manner of living; family or race, especially if of high rank; one of the divisions of a lawmaking or church governing body; a quorum of the members of such a body, or enough to transact business; with qualifying term, a building for assembly, business, etc.; an audience; a business firm.
  26.   The external gelatinous- like covering secreted by certain Tunicates.
  27.   A tribe; stock; line.
  28.   A structure intended or used as a habitation or shelter for animals of any kind; but especially, a building or edifice for the habitation of man; a dwelling place, a mansion.
  29.   members of a business organization; " he worked for a brokerage house"
  30.   The grave.
  31.   Those who dwell in the same house; a household.
  32.   An audience; an assembly of hearers, as at a lecture, a theater, etc.; as, a thin or a full house.
  33.   contain or cover; " This box houses the gears"
  34.   One of the divisions of a legislative body; a convention; audience.
  35.   ( astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
  36.   A square on a chessboard, regarded as the proper place of a piece.
  37.   To take or put into a house; to shelter under a roof; to cover from the inclemencies of the weather; to protect by covering; as, to house one's family in a comfortable home; to house farming utensils; to house cattle.
  38.   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"
  39.   A firm, or commercial establishment.
  40.   To take shelter or lodgings; to reside. House of call, a, house where journeymen of a particular trade assemble when out of work, for the purpose of obtaining employment. House of Correction, a, prison for the punishment of idle and disorderly persons. To bring down the house, to provoke a general burst of applause.
  41.   A public house; an inn; a hotel.
  42.   a building in which something is sheltered or located; " they had a large carriage house"
  43.   To take shelter or lodging; to abide to dwell; to lodge.
  44.   To deposit and cover, as in the grave.
  45.   the members of a religious community living together
  46.   members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; " he worked for a brokerage house"
  47.   To admit to residence; to harbor.
  48.   To stow in a safe place; to take down and make safe; as, to house the upper spars.
  49.   A dwelling- place; building; family; trading firm; branch of the legislature.
  50.   To place under cover; take shelter or lodgings.
  51.   the management of a gambling house or casino; " the house gets a percentage of every bet"

Quotes of house

  1. We just bought a new house so my wife's been doing all the moving and other stuff, so I would like to go home and just sit and enjoy all that for a couple months before I gotta start playing again. – Tom Araya
  2. I think my uncle was probably the biggest influence in my life. We grew up in the same house and he was just a really great, hard -working, honest, ethical person. – Catherine Bell
  3. We've been in the same house since 1960, so we've been here for 45 years now. – Pat Boone
  4. I seemed to belong to three countries: I had an apartment in Paris, a house in Hollywood, and when I married British theater director Peter Hall, I moved to London. – Leslie Caron
  5. I haven't got a car or a house I've got a wife, but I didn't pay for her! I spend all my money on my glorious wife. She's here with a knife at my throat! – Mackenzie Crook
  6. You know that I am living proof that the American Dream is real. Growing up, our congressman cut through government bureaucratic red tape to help my mom buy our first house That's the kind of congressman I'll be. – Geoff Davis
  7. My girlfriend and I rented a nice house on the river and I was there for about two and a half months, and we were just out of Alabama. I hardly got to see Alabama. – Albert Finney
  8. I was given a White House well, you will have to ask the White House that. But I asked to attend the White House briefing because I was, you know, because I wanted to report on the activities there. – Jeff Gannon
  9. If any come to my house to be instructed in the ways of God what rule have I to put them away? Do you think it not lawful for me to teach women and why do you call me to teach the court? – Anne Hutchinson
  10. The ceaseless labour of your life is to build the house of death. – Michel de Montaigne
  11. How the sting of poverty, or small means, is gone when one keeps house for one's own comfort and not for the comfort of one's neighbors. – Dinah Maria Mulock
  12. Well, my constituents are happy that the Republican Party has finally gotten off its duff, seeing that we do control the House and the Senate and the presidency, and taken up the issue of illegal immigration. – Dana Rohrabacher
  13. Now I've even gotten to running out to the fan buses that pass by our house so I can talk to the people. I think I'm trying to gather fans, frankly. They're very, very nice people- they really understand. It's fun talking to them. – Aaron Spelling
  14. I've said many a time that I think the Un -American Activities Committee in the House of Representatives was the most un -American thing in America! – Harry S. Truman
  15. Barry and I were in the middle of building a house and I was in the midst of having a nervous breakdown, because that's what you do when you build a house – Cynthia Weil

Usage examples for house

  1. There is no house here! ” – The Pines of Lory by John Ames Mitchell
  2. “ David, she said, I want to give up my house and I want you to take it. ” – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  3. Not in this house again. ” – Plays by August Strindberg, Second series by August Strindberg
  4. But not the house – The Woman in the Alcove by Anna Katharine Green
  5. Are you in charge of the house – The Parson O' Dumford by George Manville Fenn
  6. “ " It's the house I told you of," said Ned. ” – Ahead of the Army by W. O. Stoddard
  7. If I take you to my house will you believe me then? ” – The Blue Germ by Martin Swayne
  8. This house was the executioner's. ” – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  9. You went to his house – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  10. That is the house of Gimbangonan. ” – Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore by Fay-Cooper Cole
  11. Miss Henrietta is at my sister's house but you must take care not to come there. ” – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  12. “ 4943. Are you sure that was not the reason why he left his father's house – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  13. Can't we come to your house any more? ” – Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad by Various
  14. Did you think it was in the house – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  15. “ There's no one in the house sir, but you and me. ” – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  16. “ Dick, do you see that house over there? ” – The Boy Scout Aviators by George Durston
  17. “ I have come to look over the house and was just told that you were here. ” – Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing
  18. Are you not coming up to the house Mr. Wrandall? ” – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  19. “ I want you, back at the house – Shining Ferry by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  20. Are you perhaps going to some relation's house – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey

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Idioms for house