- = home, residence, dwelling, building, pad (slang), homestead, edifice, abode, habitation, domicile, whare (New Zealand) •
her parents' house in Warwickshire
- = household, family, ménage •
If he set his alarm clock, it would wake the whole house.
- = firm, company, business, concern, organization, partnership, establishment, outfit (informal) •
the world's top fashion houses
- = assembly, parliament, Commons, legislative body •
the joint sessions of the two parliamentary houses
- = restaurant, inn, hotel, pub (British, informal), tavern, public house, hostelry •
The house offers a couple of freshly prepared à la carte dishes.
- = dynasty, line, race, tribe, clan, ancestry, lineage, family tree, kindred •
the Saudi Royal House
- = audience, crowd, gathering, assembly •
They played in front of a packed house.
- = accommodate, board, quarter, take in, put up, lodge, harbour, billet, domicile •
Regrettably we have to house families in these inadequate flats.
- = contain, keep, hold, cover, store, protect, shelter •
The building houses a collection of motorcycles and cars.
- = take, accommodate, sleep, provide shelter for, give a bed to •
The building will house twelve boys and eight girls.
'house' in Other Languages
- British English: house A house is a building in which people live.She has moved to a smaller house.haʊs NOUN
- Arabic: بَيْتٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: casa
- Chinese: 房屋
- Croatian: kuća
- Czech: důmobytný
- Danish: hus
- Dutch: huis
- European Spanish: casa
- Finnish: talo
- French: maison
- German: Haus Häuser
- Greek: σπίτι
- Italian: casa
- Japanese: 家
- Korean: 주택
- Norwegian: hus
- Polish: dom
- Portuguese: casa
- Romanian: casă case
- Russian: дом
- Spanish: casa
- Swedish: hus
- Thai: บ้าน
- Turkish: ev
- Ukrainian: будинок
- Vietnamese: ngôi nhà
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