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Adjective
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houses, plural;
  1. (of an animal or plant) Kept in, frequenting, or infesting buildings

  2. Of or relating to resident medical staff at a hospital

  3. Of or relating to a business, institution, or society
    • - a house journal
  4. (of a band or group) Resident or regularly performing in a club or other venue

Verb
  1. Provide (a person or animal) with shelter or living quarters
    • - attempts by the government to house the poor
  2. Provide space for; accommodate
    • - the museum houses a collection of Roman sculpture
  3. Enclose or encase (something)
    • - the radar could be housed in a pod beneath the engine
  4. Insert or fix (something) in a socket or mortise

Noun
  1. A building for human habitation, esp. one that is lived in by a family or small group of people

  2. The people living in such a building; a household
    • - do you want the whole house woken up?
  3. A family or family lineage, esp. a noble or royal one; a dynasty
    • - the power and prestige of the house of Stewart
  4. A building in which animals live or in which things are kept
    • - a reptile house
  5. A building in which people meet for a particular activity
    • - a house of prayer
  6. A business or institution
    • - he had purchased a publishing house
  7. A restaurant or inn
    • - I ordered a bottle of their house wine
  8. A residential hall at a school or college, or its residents

  9. A gambling establishment or its management

  10. A host or proprietor
    • - help yourself to a drink, compliments of the house!
  11. A theater
    • - a hundred musicians performed in front of a full house
  12. An audience in a theater or concert venue
    • - the house burst into applause
  13. A religious community that occupies a particular building
    • - the Cistercian house at Clairvaux
  14. A brothel

  15. A college of a university

  16. A legislative or deliberative assembly
    • - the sixty-member National Council, the country's upper house
  17. The House of Representatives or (in the UK or Canada) the House of Commons or Lords

  18. A style of popular dance music typically using synthesized drum and bass lines, sparse repetitive vocals, and a fast beat

  19. Any of the twelve divisions of the celestial sphere, based on the positions of the ascendant and midheaven at a given time and place, and determined by any of a number of methods

  20. Such a division represented as a sector on an astrological chart, used in allocating elements of character and circumstance to different spheres of human life


  1. 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. contain or cover; "This box houses the gears"
  3. firm: the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"
  4. provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
  5. the members of a religious community living together
  6. the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema; "the house applauded"; "he counted the house"
  7. A house is a home, building or structure that is a dwelling or place for habitation by human beings. The term includes many kinds of dwellings ranging from rudimentary huts of nomadic tribes to free standing individual structures.Schoenauer, Norbert (2000). 6,000 Years of Housing (rev. ed. ...
  8. House! is a 2000 British comedy film written by Eric Styles and Jason Sutton and directed by Julian Kemp. The film stars Kelly MacDonald, known for independent films such as Trainspotting and mainstream releases such as Nanny McPhee.
  9. House is an American 1986 horror/comedy film. It stars William Katt, George Wendt, Richard Moll and Kay Lenz, and is directed by Steve Miner. It was produced and distributed by New World Pictures. ...
  10. House is a Horror 2007 Polish/United States film, directed by Robby Henson, starring Reynaldo Rosales, Heidi Dippold and Michael Madsen. It is based on the novel of the same name by Frank E. Peretti and Ted Dekker. ...
  11. Most horoscopic traditions of astrology systems divide the horoscope into a number (usually twelve) of houses whose positions depend on time and location rather than on date. In Hindu astrological tradition these are known as Bhāvas. ...
  12. "House" is the only single by Babes in Toyland that did not appear on an album by the time Babes in Toyland broke up. "House" was recorded for the Subpop Singles Club.
  13. The House of Representatives, "the House"; More generally, a shortened name for any chamber of a legislature that is named "House of... ...
  14. A structure serving as an abode of human beings; The mode of living as if in a house; The usual place to find an object or an animal; A structure to protect or store something or someone; A protective structure on the deck of a ship; A theatre building, or the audience for a live theatrical or ...
  15. (housing) The activity of enclosing something or providing a residence for someone; Residences, collectively; A mechanical component's container or covering
  16. (Housed) (1) Descriptive of a piece or member fitted into another piece or member that has been modified, as by hollowing, gouging, or chiseling. (2) Enclosed.
  17. (Housed) a woodworking term that describes one stairway or balustrade component that is let into a second component.
  18. (Houses) Like the signs of the zodiac, the sky is divided into 12 houses. Each house encompasses a specific area of life such as love, career and health.
  19. (Houses) or Mansions Receptacles, vehicles, stations; the visible planets are called the houses of the planetary regents. In astrology, the signs of the zodiac are called twelve houses: the sun and moon have one house each, and the other five planets have two houses each.
  20. (Houses) The celestial sphere taken as a 360-degree circle divided into twelve sections. These sections are referred to by their numbers, such as ‘the First House,’ ‘the Second House,’ etc. ...
  21. (HOUSES) Twelve areas of a birth chart that represent specific traits and areas of life. An astrologer interprets the planets that lie within houses to forecast events or read a birth chart.
  22. (Houses) The house is the most prevalent image in his entire output. There are houses and shacks everywhere. It is clear that the house in D'Artagnan-for reasons contingent on and inherent in his own terrible history-represents that which he has always been denied. ...
  23. (Houses) the bodymind energies move through the 12 houses on a daily cycle represented in theChinese Clock. The houses represent stages of human development, from birth to self-knowledge and death.
  24. Astrological Houses are created by different methods (called House Systems). Every astrological chart has 12 different houses. Each house is related to a specific area of life or interest (for example the 1st house relates to sense of self, the 2nd house relates to money, and so on).
  25. Houses symbolize the self and the various things about the self in the various rooms.   Bathroom is where you purify yourself.   Window is where you get vision of possibilities.   Living room is where the self socializes with the family.  The bedroom is where you take rest. ...