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Definitions of house

  1.   members of a business organization he worked for a brokerage house
  2.   provide housing for The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town
  3.   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
  4.   contain or cover This box houses the gears
  5.   play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults the children were playing house
  6.   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
  7.   a building in which something is sheltered or located they had a large carriage house
  8.   a building where theatrical performances or motion picture shows can be presented the house was full
  9.   aristocratic family line the House of York
  10.   an official assembly having legislative powers the legislature has two houses
  11.   the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema the house applauded he counted the house
  12.   the management of a gambling house or casino the house gets a percentage of every bet
  13.   astrology one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
  14.   members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments he worked for a brokerage house
  15.   the members of a religious community living together
  16.   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
  17.   Household affairs domestic concerns particularly in the phrase to keep house See below
  18.   Those who dwell in the same house a household
  19.   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
  20.   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
  21.   A firm or commercial establishment
  22.   A public house an inn a hotel
  23.   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
  24.   A square on a chessboard regarded as the proper place of a piece
  25.   An audience an assembly of hearers as at a lecture a theater etc as a thin or a full house
  26.   The body as the habitation of the soul
  27.   The grave
  28.   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
  29.   To drive to a shelter
  30.   To admit to residence to harbor
  31.   To deposit and cover as in the grave
  32.   To stow in a safe place to take down and make safe as to house the upper spars
  33.   To take shelter or lodging to abide to dwell to lodge
  34.   To have a position in one of the houses See House n 8
  35.   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
  36.   To place in a dwelling shelter or lodge make secure before a storm
  37.   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
  38.   To protect by covering to shelter to store
  39.   To take shelter to reside
  40.   A dwelling place building family trading firm branch of the legislature
  41.   To protect by covering shelter
  42.   A place of abode
  43.   To place under cover take shelter or lodgings
  44.   A household
  45.   A tribe stock line
  46.   One of the divisions of a legislative body a convention audience
  47.   A mercantile establishment a corporation
  48.   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
  49.   To shelter to store
  50.   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
  51.   The external gelatinous like covering secreted by certain Tunicates

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

Rhymes for house