Meaning of house

Definition of house

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

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