a building used as a homeher parents' house in Warwickshire
the allocation of land for new homes
There was a stabbing at a residence next door.
dwelling (formal, literary),
Three thousand new dwellings are planned.
They were on the upper floor of the building.
pad (slang, old-fashioned), ,
She wants to buy a pad near Sydney's Bondi Beach.
a list of historical edifices she must not fail to visit
I went round the streets and found his new abode.
Behind the habitations, the sandstone cliffs rose abruptly.
They had moved their domicile to Bermuda.
the people in a houseIf he set his alarm clock, it would wake the whole house.
a commercial companythe world's top fashion houses
The firm's employees were expecting large bonuses.
She worked in an insurance company.
The company was a family business.
If not a large concern, his business was at least a successful one.
Most of the funds are provided by voluntary organizations.
As the partnership prospered, the employees shared in the benefits.
Shops and other commercial establishments remained closed today.
He works for a private security outfit.
a law-making body or the hall where it meetsthe joint sessions of the two parliamentary houses
The house offers a couple of freshly prepared à la carte dishes.
a family or dynastythe Saudi Royal House
The dynasty was founded in 1094.
We were part of a long line of artists.
We welcome students of all races, faiths and nationalities.
three hundred members of the Xhosa tribe
A clash had taken place between rival clans.
They can trace their ancestry back to the seventeenth century.
They can trace their lineage back to the 18th century.
the difficulties of tracing a complex family tree
She has reconnected with her kindred.
the audience in a theatre or cinemaThey played in front of a packed house.
to give accommodation toRegrettably we have to house families in these inadequate flats.
to contain or cover (something)The building houses a collection of motorcycles and cars.
Factory shops contain a wide range of cheap furnishings.
She kept her money under the mattress.
The small bottles don't seem to hold much.
The law covers four categories of experiments.
chips for storing data
He vowed to protect her all the days of her life.
A neighbour sheltered the boy for seven days.
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in the sense of abode
one's homeI went round the streets and found his new abode.
in the sense of ancestry
family descentThey can trace their ancestry back to the seventeenth century.
Video: pronunciation of 'house'
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