Definition of HOUSES

noun : HOUSES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 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" ;

  • 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" ;

  • 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"; "the family refused to accept his will" ;

  • 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" ;

verb : HOUSES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) contain or cover; "This box houses the gears" ;


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