Meaning & Definition of House in English
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. The members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
- "He worked for a brokerage house"
- business firm
3. The members of a religious community living together
4. The audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema
- "The house applauded"
- "He counted the house"
5. An official assembly having legislative powers
- "A bicameral legislature has two houses"
6. Aristocratic family line
- "The house of york"
7. Play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults
- "The children were playing house"
8. (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
- sign of the zodiac,
- star sign,
- planetary house
9. The management of a gambling house or casino
- "The house gets a percentage of every bet"
10. 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"
11. A building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
- "The house was full"
12. A building in which something is sheltered or located
- "They had a large carriage house"
1. Contain or cover
- "This box houses the gears"
2. Provide housing for
- "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
- put up,