Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun house

12 senses of house

Sense 1
house -- (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")
       => dwelling, home, domicile, abode, habitation, dwelling house -- (housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless")
       => building, edifice -- (a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice")

Sense 2
firm, house, business firm -- (the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house")
       => business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation -- (a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it; "he bought his brother's business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern")

Sense 3
house -- (the members of a religious community living together)
       => community -- (a group of people living in a particular local area; "the team is drawn from all parts of the community")

Sense 4
house -- (the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema; "the house applauded"; "he counted the house")
       => audience -- (a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance; "the audience applauded"; "someone in the audience began to cough")

Sense 5
house -- (an official assembly having legislative powers; "a bicameral legislature has two houses")
       => legislature, legislative assembly, legislative body, general assembly, law-makers -- (persons who make or amend or repeal laws)

Sense 6
house -- (aristocratic family line; "the House of York")
       => family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry -- (people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower")

Sense 7
house -- (play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults; "the children were playing house")
       => play, child's play -- (activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules; "Freud believed in the utility of play to a small child")

Sense 8
sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house -- ((astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided)
       => region, part -- (the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space")

Sense 9
house -- (the management of a gambling house or casino; "the house gets a percentage of every bet")
       => management -- (those in charge of running a business)

Sense 10
family, household, house, home, menage -- (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")
       => unit, social unit -- (an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit")

Sense 11
theater, theatre, house -- (a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full")
       => building, edifice -- (a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice")

Sense 12
house -- (a building in which something is sheltered or located; "they had a large carriage house")
       => building, edifice -- (a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb house

2 senses of house

Sense 1
house -- (contain or cover; "This box houses the gears")
       => accommodate, hold, admit -- (have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people"; "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people")

Sense 2
house, put up, domiciliate -- (provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town")
       => shelter -- (provide shelter for; "After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people")

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