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house

 (hous)
n. pl. hous·es (hou′zĭz, -sĭz)
1.
a. A structure serving as a dwelling for one or more persons, especially for a family.
b. A household or family.
2. Something, such as a burrow or shell, that serves as a shelter or habitation for a wild animal.
3. A dwelling for a group of people, such as students or members of a religious community, who live together as a unit: a sorority house.
4. A building that functions as the primary shelter or location of something: a carriage house; the lion house at the zoo.
5.
a. A facility, such as a theater or restaurant, that provides entertainment or food for the public: a movie house; the specialty of the house.
b. The audience or patrons of such an establishment: a full house.
6.
a. A commercial firm: a brokerage house.
b. A publishing company: a house that specializes in cookbooks.
c. A gambling casino.
d. Slang A house of prostitution.
7. A residential college within a university.
8.
a. often House A legislative or deliberative assembly.
b. The hall or chamber in which such an assembly meets.
c. A quorum of such an assembly.
9. often House A family line including ancestors and descendants, especially a royal or noble family: the House of Orange.
10.
a. One of the 12 parts into which the heavens are divided in astrology.
b. The sign of the zodiac indicating the seat or station of a planet in the heavens. Also called mansion.
11. House music.
v. (houz) housed, hous·ing, hous·es
v.tr.
1. To provide living quarters for; lodge: The cottage housed ten students.
2. To shelter, keep, or store in a house or other structure: a library housing rare books.
3. To fit (something) into a socket or mortise.
4. Nautical To secure or stow safely.
v.intr.
1. To reside; dwell.
2. To take shelter.
Idioms:
like a house on fire/afire Informal
In an extremely speedy manner: ran away like a house on fire; tickets that sold like a house afire.
on the house
At the expense of the establishment; free: food and drinks on the house.
put/set (one's) house in order
To organize one's affairs in a sensible, logical way.

[Middle English hous, from Old English hūs.]

house

n, pl houses (ˈhaʊzɪz)
1.
a. a building used as a home; dwelling
b. (as modifier): house dog.
2. the people present in a house, esp its usual occupants
3.
a. a building used for some specific purpose
b. (in combination): a schoolhouse.
4. (Historical Terms) (often capital) a family line including ancestors and relatives, esp a noble one: the House of York.
5. (Commerce)
a. a commercial company; firm: a publishing house.
b. (as modifier): house style; a house journal.
6. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an official deliberative or legislative body, such as one chamber of a bicameral legislature
7. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a quorum in such a body (esp in the phrase make a house)
8. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a dwelling for a religious community
9. (Astrology) astrology any of the 12 divisions of the zodiac. See also planet3
10. (Education)
a. any of several divisions, esp residential, of a large school
b. (as modifier): house spirit.
11. (Commerce)
a. a hotel, restaurant, bar, inn, club, etc, or the management of such an establishment
b. (as modifier): house rules.
c. (in combination): steakhouse.
12. (modifier) (of wine) sold unnamed by a restaurant, at a lower price than wines specified on the wine list: the house red.
13. (Theatre) the audience in a theatre or cinema
14. an informal word for brothel
15. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a hall in which an official deliberative or legislative body meets
16. (Games, other than specified) See full house
17. (Curling) curling the 12-foot target circle around the tee
18. (Nautical Terms) nautical any structure or shelter on the weather deck of a vessel
19. (Theatre) bring the house down theatre to win great applause
20. house and home an emphatic form of home
21. keep open house to be always ready to provide hospitality
22. like a house on fire informal very well, quickly, or intensely
23. on the house (usually of drinks) paid for by the management of the hotel, bar, etc
24. put one's house in order to settle or organize one's affairs
25. safe as houses Brit very secure
vb
26. (tr) to provide with or serve as accommodation
27. to give or receive shelter or lodging
28. (tr) to contain or cover, esp in order to protect
29. (Building) (tr) to fit (a piece of wood) into a mortise, joint, etc
30. (Nautical Terms) (tr) nautical
a. to secure or stow
b. to secure (a topmast)
c. to secure and stow (an anchor)
[Old English hūs; related to Old High German hūs, Gothic gudhūs temple, Old Norse hūs house]
ˈhouseless adj

House

(haʊs)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) See House of Commons
2. (Stock Exchange) informal Brit the Stock Exchange

house

(n., adj. haʊs; v. haʊz)

n., pl. hous•es (ˈhaʊ zɪz)

v. housed, hous•ing,
adj. n.
1. a building in which people live; residence.
2. a household.
3. (often cap.) a family, including ancestors and descendants: the House of Hapsburg.
4. a building, enclosure, or other construction for any of various purposes (usu. used in combination): a clubhouse; a doghouse.
5. a theater, concert hall, or auditorium.
6. the audience of a theater or the like.
7.
a. (often cap.) a legislative or official deliberative body, esp. one branch of a bicameral legislature: the House of Representatives.
b. the building in which such a body meets.
c. a quorum of such a body.
8. (often cap.) a commercial establishment; business firm: a publishing house.
9. a gambling casino or its management.
10. a residential hall in a college or school; dormitory.
11. the members or residents of any such residential hall.
12. Informal. a brothel; whorehouse.
13. Also called parish. the area enclosed by a circle 12 or 14 ft. (3.7 or 4.2 m) in diameter at each end of a curling rink, having the tee in the center.
14. Naut. any enclosed shelter above the weather deck of a vessel: bridge house.
15. Astrol. one of the 12 divisions of the celestial sphere, numbered counterclockwise from the point of the E horizon.
v.t.
17. to put or receive into a house, dwelling, or shelter; lodge or harbor: to house students in a dormitory; to house flood victims in a church.
18. to provide with a place, as to work or study: This floor houses our executive staff.
19. to be a receptacle or repository for; hold; contain: This casing houses the batteries.
v.i.
20. to take shelter; dwell.
adj.
21. of or noting a house.
22. suitable for or customarily used or kept in a house: house paint; house pets.
23. (of a product) made by or for a specific retailer and often sold under the store's own label.
24. served by a restaurant as its customary brand: the house wine.
Idioms:
1. bring down the house, to inspire a live audience to break into prolonged, unrestrained laughter or applause over one's performance.
2. keep house, to maintain a home; manage a household.
3. on the house, as a gift from the management; free.
[before 900; Middle English h(o)us, Old English hūs, c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon, Old High German, Old Norse hūs, Gothic -hus (in gudhus temple)]
syn: house, home, residence, dwelling are terms applied to a place in which people live. house is generally applied to a structure built for one or two families or social units: a ranch house in the suburbs. home may be used of an apartment or a private house; it retains connotations of domestic comfort and family ties: Their home is full of charm and character. residence is characteristic of formal usage and often implies spaciousness and elegance: the private residence of the prime minister. dwelling is a general and neutral word (a houseboat is a floating dwelling) and therefore commonly used in legal, scientific, and other technical contexts, as in a lease or in the phrases multiple dwelling, single-family dwelling.

house

- The audience at a theatre.
See also related terms for theatre.

House

 the inmates of a house collectively; a household or family; an assembly of legislative or deliberative persons; the members of a family, including ancestors and descendants. See also assembly.
Examples: House of Commons, 1548; of congregation [Oxford], 1831; of convocation, 1705; of David, 1382; of Lancaster, 1548; of Lords, 1635; of Parliament, 1545; of piety, 1599; of religion, 1419; of Representatives; of ill repute, 1726; of Stuart, 1789; of water [a cavity filled with water, Cornish mining term], 1881.

house

Your house is the building where you live and which you own or rent.

She has moved to a smaller house.

You do not usually say 'I am going to my house' or 'She was in her house'. You say 'I am going home' or 'She was at home'.

Brody arrived home a little before five.
I'll finish the work at home.
See home

house


Past participle: housed
Gerund: housing

Imperative
house
house
Present
I house
you house
he/she/it houses
we house
you house
they house
Preterite
I housed
you housed
he/she/it housed
we housed
you housed
they housed
Present Continuous
I am housing
you are housing
he/she/it is housing
we are housing
you are housing
they are housing
Present Perfect
I have housed
you have housed
he/she/it has housed
we have housed
you have housed
they have housed
Past Continuous
I was housing
you were housing
he/she/it was housing
we were housing
you were housing
they were housing
Past Perfect
I had housed
you had housed
he/she/it had housed
we had housed
you had housed
they had housed
Future
I will house
you will house
he/she/it will house
we will house
you will house
they will house
Future Perfect
I will have housed
you will have housed
he/she/it will have housed
we will have housed
you will have housed
they will have housed
Future Continuous
I will be housing
you will be housing
he/she/it will be housing
we will be housing
you will be housing
they will be housing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been housing
you have been housing
he/she/it has been housing
we have been housing
you have been housing
they have been housing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been housing
you will have been housing
he/she/it will have been housing
we will have been housing
you will have been housing
they will have been housing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been housing
you had been housing
he/she/it had been housing
we had been housing
you had been housing
they had been housing
Conditional
I would house
you would house
he/she/it would house
we would house
you would house
they would house
Past Conditional
I would have housed
you would have housed
he/she/it would have housed
we would have housed
you would have housed
they would have housed

house

A broad category of music that emerged from the dance club culture of the early 1980s. House music is predominantly instrumental, involves the use of music and sounds sampled from a wide range of sources, and has a simple but very dominant beat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more familieshouse - 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"
beach house - a house built on or near a beach
boarding house, boardinghouse - a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests
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"
bungalow, cottage - a small house with a single story
cabin - a small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area
chalet - a Swiss house with a sloping roof and wide eaves or a house built in this style
frat house, fraternity house, chapterhouse - a house used as a residence by a chapter of a fraternity
country house - a house (usually large and impressive) on an estate in the country
detached house, single dwelling - a house that stands alone
dollhouse, doll's house - a house so small that it is likened to a child's plaything
duplex, duplex house, semidetached house - a house with two units sharing a common wall
dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home, abode, domicile - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
farmhouse - house for a farmer and family
gatehouse - a house built at a gateway; usually the gatekeeper's residence
guesthouse - a house separate from the main house; for housing guests
hacienda - the main house on a ranch or large estate
library - a room where books are kept; "they had brandy in the library"
hunting lodge, lodge - a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter
lodging house, rooming house - a house where rooms are rented
attic, garret, loft - floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
maisonette, maisonnette - a small house
manse, mansion house, mansion, residence, hall - a large and imposing house
porch - a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance
ranch house - a one story house with a low pitched roof
residence - the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president); "he refused to live in the governor's residence"
row house, town house - a house that is one of a row of identical houses situated side by side and sharing common walls
safe house - a house used as a hiding place or refuge by members of certain organizations
saltbox - a type of house built in New England; has two stories in front and one behind
adobe house, sod house, soddy - a house built of sod or adobe laid in horizontal courses
solar house - a house designed to use solar radiation for heating; usually has large areas of glass in front of heat-absorbing materials
study - a room used for reading and writing and studying; "he knocked lightly on the closed door of the study"
tract house - one of many houses of similar design constructed together on a tract of land
villa - detached or semidetached suburban house
2.house - the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishmentshouse - the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"
corp, corporation - a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
business, business concern, business organisation, business organization, concern - 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"
accounting firm - a firm of accountants who provide accounting and auditing services for a fee
consulting company, consulting firm - a firm of experts providing professional advice to an organization for a fee
publisher, publishing company, publishing firm, publishing house - a firm in the publishing business
dealer - a firm engaged in trading
law firm - a firm of lawyers
auction house - a firm that conducts auctions
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"
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"
claque - a group of followers hired to applaud at a performance
5.house - an official assembly having legislative powers; "a bicameral legislature has two houses"
House of Burgesses - the lower house of legislature in colonial Virginia
British House of Commons, House of Commons - the lower house of the British parliament
British House of Lords, House of Lords - the upper house of the British parliament
law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature, general assembly - persons who make or amend or repeal laws
Dail, Dail Eireann - the lower house of the parliament of the Irish Republic
Seanad, Seanad Eireann - the upper house of the parliament of the Irish Republic
6.house - aristocratic family line; "the House of York"
kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, family line, sept, folk, family - people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
royal family, royal house, royal line, royalty - royal persons collectively; "the wedding was attended by royalty"
Medici - aristocratic Italian family of powerful merchants and bankers who ruled Florence in the 15th century
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"
child's play, 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"
8.house - (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is dividedhouse - (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
region, part - the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
zodiac - a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
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
10.house - a social unit living togetherhouse - 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"
broken home - a family in which the parents have separated or divorced
conjugal family, nuclear family - a family consisting of parents and their children and grandparents of a marital partner
extended family - a family consisting of the nuclear family and their blood relatives
foster family - the family of a fosterling
foster home - a household in which an orphaned or delinquent child is placed (usually by a social-service agency)
menage a trois - household for three; an arrangement where a married couple and a lover of one of them live together while sharing sexual relations
social unit, 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"
11.house - a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presentedhouse - a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
arena theater, theater in the round - a theater arranged with seats around at least three sides of the stage
ticket booth, ticket office, box office - the office where tickets of admission are sold
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"
movie house, movie theater, movie theatre, picture palace, cinema - a theater where films are shown
dress circle, circle - a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra; "they had excellent seats in the dress circle"
dinner theater, dinner theatre - a theater at which dinner is included in the price of admission
dressing room - a room in which you can change clothes
greenroom - a backstage room in a theater where performers rest or have visitors
home theater, home theatre - television and video equipment designed to reproduce in the home the experience of being in a movie theater
little theater, little theatre - a small theater for experimental drama or collegiate or community groups
music hall, vaudeville theater, vaudeville theatre - a theater in which vaudeville is staged
opera house, opera - a building where musical dramas are performed
orchestra - seating on the main floor in a theater
orchestra pit, pit - lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers
parquet - seating on the main floor between the orchestra and the parquet circle
parquet circle, parterre - seating at the rear of the main floor (beneath the balconies)
stage - a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience; "he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box"
standing room - room for passengers or spectators to stand; "there was standing room for thousands more people"
theater stage, theatre stage - a stage in a theater on which actors can perform
tiered seat - seating that is arranged in sloping tiers so that spectators in the back can see over the heads of those in front
dramatic art, dramaturgy, theater, theatre, dramatics - the art of writing and producing plays
12.house - a building in which something is sheltered or located; "they had a large carriage house"
bagnio, bathhouse - a building containing public baths
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"
courthouse - a building that houses judicial courts
field house, sports arena - a building for indoor sports
icehouse - a house for storing ice
meat house - a small house (on a farm) where meat is stored
oast house - a building containing an oast (a kiln for drying hops); usually has a conical or pyramidal roof
pump house, pumping station - a house where pumps (e.g. to irrigate) are installed and operated
meat house, smokehouse - a small house where smoke is used to cure meat or fish
stash house - a house where weapons and supplies are hidden; "attacks on stash houses is the most frequently used method of counterterrorism"
Verb1.house - contain or cover; "This box houses the gears"
accommodate, admit, hold - 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"
2.house - provide housing for; "The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town"
rehouse - put up in a new or different housing
home - provide with, or send to, a home
lodge, accommodate - provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"
chamber - place in a chamber
shelter - provide shelter for; "After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people"
take in - provide with shelter

house

noun
1. home, residence, dwelling, building, pad (slang), homestead, edifice, abode, habitation, domicile her parents' house in Warwickshire
2. household, family, ménage If he set his alarm clock, it would wake the whole house.
3. firm, company, business, concern, organization, partnership, establishment, outfit (informal) the world's top fashion houses
4. assembly, parliament, Commons, legislative body the joint sessions of the two parliamentary houses
5. restaurant, inn, hotel, pub (Brit. informal), tavern, public house, hostelry The house offers a couple of freshly prepared a la carte dishes.
6. dynasty, line, race, tribe, clan, ancestry, lineage, family tree, kindred the Saudi Royal House
7. audience, crowd, gathering, assembly They played in front of a packed house.
verb
1. accommodate, board, quarter, take in, put up, lodge, harbour, billet, domicile Regrettably we have to house families in these inadequate flats.
2. contain, keep, hold, cover, store, protect, shelter The building houses a collection of motorcycles and cars.
3. take, accommodate, sleep, provide shelter for, give a bed to The building will house twelve boys and eight girls.
on the house free, for free (informal), for nothing, free of charge, gratis, without expense He brought them glasses of champagne on the house.
Quotations
"A house is a machine for living in" [Le Corbusier Vers une architecture]

house

noun
1. A building or shelter where one lives:
abode, domicile, dwelling, habitation, home, lodging (often used in plural), place, residence.
Chiefly British: dig (used in plural).
2. A group of usually related people living together as a unit:
3. A commercial organization:
Informal: outfit.
4. A group of people sharing common ancestry:
verb
1. To provide with often temporary lodging:
2. To have as one's domicile, usually for an extended period:
3. To give refuge to:
Translations
بَيْتبَيْتٌبَيْت، مَسكِن، مَحَل، مَقَرعائِلَه، أُسْرَهمَسْرَح
důmhostineckurníksálsamostatný dům
hushuseteaterbygning=-husanbringe
domo
hoonemaja
taloedustajainhuonehuonekamariomakotitalo
kućasamostojeća kuća
házlakóház
rumah
ætt, kynkvíslgeyma, hÿsahíbýlihúshús, bygging
土地付き一戸建て家屋
단독주택주택
aediscasadomus
ekonomėgyvenamasis plotasįkurtuvėsįkurtuviųišmokyti švaros
mājanamsnovietotpublikasaimniecība
casă
dom
hišanastanitidati stanovanje
husvilla
บ้านบ้านเดี่ยว
căn nhà xây tách riêngngôi nhànhà

house

A. [haʊs] N (houses (pl)) [ˈhaʊzɪz]
1. (= building) → casa f
the party's at my/John's housela fiesta es en mi casa/en casa de John
let's go to your housevamos a tu casa
are you handy around the house?¿eres un manitas para la casa?
house of cardscastillo m de naipes
the house of Godla casa del Señor
to move housemudarse (de casa)
to keep open housetener la puerta siempre abierta, recibir a todo el mundo
to get on like a house on fire (= progress) → ir sobre ruedas; [people] → llevarse de maravilla
see also coffee B
see also eat, public, safe, steak
2. (= household) → casa f
the noise woke the whole houseel ruido despertó a toda la casa
to keep house (for sb)llevar la casa (a algn)
the children were playing (at) houselos niños estaban jugando a las casitas
to set up houseponer casa
to put or set or get one's house in orderponer sus asuntos en orden
the government must put its economic house in orderel gobierno debe poner en orden la economía
3. (Pol) → cámara f
the House (= House of Commons) → la Cámara de los Comunes (US) → la Cámara de Representantes
the upper/lower housela cámara alta/baja
the House of Commons/Lords (Brit) (= building, members) → la Cámara de los Comunes/Lores
the Houses of Parliament (Brit) → el Parlamento
the House of Representatives (US) → la Cámara de Representantes SPEAKER
4. (in debate) → asamblea f
this house believes thatesta asamblea cree que ...
5. (Brit) (Scol) subdivisión de alumnos que se crea en algunos colegios para promover la competición entre ellos
6. (Theat) (= auditorium) → sala f; (= audience) → público m
full house(teatro m) lleno m
"house full"no hay localidades
they played to packed housesllenaban las salas
the second housela segunda función
to bring the house down [act, scene] → hacer que se venga abajo la sala or el teatro; [joke] → hacer morirse de risa a todos
7. (Comm) → casa f
banking houseentidad f bancaria
fashion housecasa f de modas
finance houseentidad f financiera
we do our printing in househacemos nuestra propia impresión, hacemos la impresión en la empresa
it's on the houseinvita la casa
TV programmes made out of houseprogramas de televisión realizados por productoras externas
publishing house(casa f) editorial f
see also in-house
8. (= family, line) → casa f, familia f
the House of Windsorla casa de los Windsor
9. (Cards) full housefull m
10. (Astrol) → casa f (celeste)
B. [haʊz] VT
1. (= provide accommodation for) [+ person, family] → alojar, dar alojamiento a
2. (= have space for, contain) → albergar
the building will not house them allel edificio no podrá albergarlos a todos, no cabrán todos en el edificio
3. (= store) → guardar, almacenar
4. (Mech) → encajar
C. [haʊs] CPD house agent N (Brit) → agente mf inmobiliario/a
house arrest Narresto m domiciliario
to be under house arrestestar bajo arresto domiciliario
house call Nconsulta f a domicilio
house contents insurance Nseguro m del contenido de una casa
house doctor N = house physician house guest Ninvitado/a m/f
house lights NPL (Theat) → luces fpl de sala
house manager N (Theat) → encargado/a m/f del teatro
house martin Navión m común
house officer Ninterno/a m/f
house owner Npropietario/a m/f de una casa
house painter Npintor(a) m/f (de brocha gorda)
house party N (event) fiesta de varios días en una casa de campo; (people) → grupo m de invitados (que pasan varios días en una casa de campo)
house physician N (Brit) → médico/a m/f interno/a
house plant Nplanta f de interior
house prices NPLel precio de la vivienda
house red Ntinto m de la casa
house sparrow Ngorrión m común
house style Nestilo m de la casa
house surgeon N (Brit) → cirujano/a m/f interno/a
house wine Nvino m de la casa

House

house [ˈhaʊs] [houses] [ˈhaʊzɪz] (pl) n (= parliament) → Chambre f

house

[ˈhaʊs] [houses] [ˈhaʊzɪz] (pl)
n
(= dwelling) → maison f
at sb's house → chez qn
at his house → chez lui
We stayed at their house → Nous avons séjourné chez eux.
at my house → chez moi
to sb's house → chez qn
to my house → chez moi
to get on like a house on fire (= get on well together) → s'entendre comme larrons en foire
to get one's house in order, to put one's house in order, to set one's house in order (= sort one's affairs out) → mettre de l'ordre dans ses affaires
(= household) → maison f
to keep house for sb → tenir la maison de qn
(= theatre) → salle f
to bring the house down (= get a great response from the audience) → casser la baraque
(= audience) → auditoire m
(= firm) → maison f
(in restaurant, pub) on the house (= free) → aux frais de la maison
drinks are on the house → c'est la tournée du patron
(= royal family) → maison f
[ˈhaʊz] vt
[+ person] → loger, héberger
to be housed (= given council accommodation) → obtenir un logement social
[+ thing] → abriterhouse agent n (British)agent m immobilierhouse arrest nassignation f à domicile, assignation f à résidence
to be placed under house arrest → être assigné(e) à domicile, être assigné(e) à résidence
to put sb under house arrest → assigner qn à domicile, assigner qn à à résidence

house

n pl <houses>
Haus nt; (= household)Haushalt m; at my housebei mir (→ zu Hause or zuhause (Aus, Sw)); to my housezu mir (→ nach Hause or nachhause (Aus, Sw)); to keep house (for somebody)(jdm) den Haushalt führen; to set up houseeinen eigenen Hausstand gründen; (in particular area) → sich niederlassen; they set up house togethersie gründeten einen gemeinsamen Hausstand; to play at housesVater und Mutter spielen; to put or set one’s house in order (fig)seine Angelegenheiten in Ordnung bringen; he gets on like a house on fire with her (inf)er kommt ausgezeichnet or prima (inf)mit ihr aus; they get on like a house on fire (inf)sie kommen ausgezeichnet miteinander aus; as safe as houses (Brit) → bombensicher (inf); a steak houseein Steakhaus nt; a coffee houseein Café nt; House of God or the LordHaus ntGottes, Gotteshaus nt; a house of worshipein Ort mdes Gebets, ein Haus ntder Andacht
(Pol) the upper/lower housedas Ober-/Unterhaus; House of Commons/Lords (Brit) → (britisches) Unter-/Oberhaus; the House (Brit inf) → das Parlament; (as address also) → das Hohe Haus; House of Representatives (US) → Repräsentantenhaus nt; the Houses of Parliamentdas Parlament(sgebäude)
(= family, line)Haus nt, → Geschlecht nt; the House of Bourbondas Haus Bourbon, das Geschlecht der Bourbonen
(= firm)Haus nt; on the houseauf Kosten des Hauses; (on the company) → auf Kosten der Firma; we ordered a bottle of house redwir bestellten eine Flasche von dem roten Hauswein
(Theat) → Haus nt; (= performance)Vorstellung f; to bring the house down (inf)ein Bombenerfolg (beim Publikum) sein (inf)
(in boarding school) → Gruppenhaus nt; (in day school) eine von mehreren Gruppen verschiedenaltriger Schüler, die z. B. in Wettkämpfen gegeneinander antreten
(in debate) HouseVersammlung f; the motion before the Housedas Diskussionsthema, das zur Debatte or Diskussion stehende Thema; this House believes capital punishment should be reintroducedwir stellen die Frage zur Diskussion, ob die Todesstrafe wieder eingeführt werden sollte; (in conclusion) → die Anwesenden sind der Meinung, dass die Todesstrafe wieder eingeführt werden sollte
full house (Cards) → Full House nt; (= bingo)volle Karte
(Mus) → House m
vt people, goods, collectionunterbringen; (Tech also) → einbauen; this building houses three offices/ten familiesin diesem Gebäude sind drei Büros/zehn Familien untergebracht, dieses Gebäude beherbergt drei Büros/zehn Familien; the sauna is housed in their garagedie Sauna befindet sich in ihrer Garage

house

in cpdsHaus-;
house arrest
nHausarrest m
houseboat
nHausboot nt
housebound
houseboy
n (dated)Hausdiener m
housebreaker
nEinbrecher(in) m(f)
housebreaking
nEinbruch(sdiebstahl) m
house-broken
adj (US: = house-trained) → stubenrein
house call
n (of doctor) → Hausbesuch m
house captain
n (Brit Sch) (in boarding school) → Haussprecher(in) m(f), → Hausälteste(r) mf; (in day school) → Gruppensprecher(in) m(f), → Gruppenälteste(r) mf
house cleaning
n
(= cleaning)Hausputz m, → Großreinemachen nt
(fig)Säuberungsaktion f
housecoat
nMorgenrock or -mantel m
house detective
n (in hotel, shop etc) → Hausdetektiv m
house dog
nHaushund m
housedress
n (US) → Schürzenkleid nt
house dust mite
n (Zool) → Haisstaubmilbe f; house allergyHausstaubmilbenallergie f
housefly
nStubenfliege f
houseguest
n(Haus)gast m

house

:
house-hunt
viauf Haussuche sein; they have started houseingsie haben angefangen, nach einem Haus zu suchen
house-hunting
nHaussuche f
househusband
nHausmann m
house journal
nHausnachrichten pl
housekeeper
nHaushälterin f, → Wirtschafterin f; (in institution also) → Wirtschaftsleiterin f; his wife is a good houseseine Frau ist eine gute Hausfrau
housekeeping
n
Haushalten nt
(Brit: also housekeeping money) → Haushalts- or Wirtschaftsgeld nt
houseless
adj personobdachlos; areaohne Häuser, unbebaut
house lights
plLichter plim Saal
house magazine
housemaid
housemaid’s knee
houseman
n (Brit) → Assistenzarzt m
house martin
nMehlschwalbe f
housemaster
n (Brit) → Erzieher m; (on teaching staff) → Lehrer m, → der für ein Gruppenhaus zuständig ist
housemate
n my housesmeine Mitbewohner; four young housesvier junge Mieter in einer Wohngemeinschaft
housemistress
n (Brit) → Erzieherin f; (on teaching staff) → Lehrerin f, → die für ein Gruppenhaus zuständig ist
House music
nHouse m
house parent
nHausvater m/-mutter f; housesHauseltern pl
house party
nmehrtägige Einladung; (= group invited)Gesellschaft f
house physician
nim (Kranken)haus wohnender Arzt; (in private clinic etc) → Haus- or Anstaltsarzt m/-ärztin f
house plant
house-proud
adj she is housesie ist eine penible Hausfrau
houseroom
n I wouldn’t give it housedas wollte ich nicht geschenkt haben; I wouldn’t give him house (fig)mit ihm möchte ich nichts zu tun haben
house rule
n(Bestimmung der) Hausordnung f
house-sit
vi to house for somebody während jds Abwesenheit in dessen Haus/Wohnung einziehen, um darauf aufzupassen
house-sitter
nHousesitter(in) m(f) (jd, der während der Abwesenheit der Bewohner in ein Haus/eine Wohnung zieht, um darauf aufzupassen)
house sparrow
nHaussperling m
house style
nStil mdes Hauses
house surgeon
nChirurg(in) m(f) (der/die im Krankenhaus selbst wohnt); (in private clinic) → Haus- or Anstaltschirurg(in) m(f)
house-to-house
adjvon Haus zu Haus; a house searcheine Suche or Fahndung von Haus zu Haus; to conduct house inquiriesvon Haus zu Haus gehen und fragen; house collectionHaussammlung f
housetop
n(Haus)dach nt
house-train
house-trained
adjstubenrein
House Un-American Activities Committee
n (US Hist) → Senatsausschuss mzur Untersuchung unamerikanischer Umtriebe
house-warming (party)
nEinzugsparty f; to have a houseEinzug feiern
housewife
n
(= person)Hausfrau f
(dated: = sewing case) → Nähetui nt, → Nähzeug nt
housewifely
adjhausfraulich
house wine
nHauswein m
housework
nHausarbeit f

house

[n haʊs; vb haʊz]
1. n (houses (pl))
a.casa
at (or to) my house → a casa mia
to keep house → mandare avanti la casa
to set up house → metter su casa
house of cards → castello di carte
to put or set one's house in order (fig) → sistemare i propri affari
to get on like a house on fire (two people) (fam) → andare d'amore e d'accordo
b. (Pol) → camera
c. (Theatre) → sala
"house full" → "biglietti esauriti"
in the front of the house → tra gli spettatori, in sala
to bring the house down (fig) → scatenare un uragano di applausi
the second house → il secondo spettacolo
d. (Comm) → ditta, casa
it's on the house (paid by company) → paga la ditta (free) → è offerto dalla casa
e. (family, line) → casa, casato
2. vtospitare
this building houses 6 families → in quest'edificio abitano 6 famiglie

house

(haus) plural houses (ˈhauziz) noun
1. a building in which people, especially a single family, live. Houses have been built on the outskirts of the town for the workers in the new industrial estate.
2. a place or building used for a particular purpose. a hen-house; a public house.
3. a theatre, or the audience in a theatre. There was a full house for the first night of the play.
4. a family, usually important or noble, including its ancestors and descendants. the house of David.
(hauz) verb
1. to provide with a house, accommodation or shelter. All these people will have to be housed; The animals are housed in the barn.
2. to store or keep somewhere. The electric generator is housed in the garage.
ˈhousing (-ziŋ) noun
1. houses. These flats will provide housing for the immigrants.
2. the hard cover round a machine etc.
ˈhousing benefit noun
a payment given by a government to people who are entitled to it according to certain criteria (eg poverty) when they buy or rent a house, an apartment etc.
house agent (American ˈreal-estate agent)
a person who arranges the sale or letting of houses.
house arrest
a type of arrest in which a person is not allowed to leave his own house. He was kept under house arrest.
ˈhouseboat noun
a type of boat, usually with a flat bottom, which is built to be lived in.
ˈhousebreaker noun
a person who breaks into a house in order to steal.
ˈhousebreaking noun
ˈhouse-fly noun
the common fly, found throughout the world.
ˈhousehold noun
the people who live together in a house, including their servants. How many people are there in this household?
ˈhouseholder noun
the person who owns a house or pays the rent for it.
household word
something which is well-known to everyone. His name is a household word throughout the country.
ˈhousekeeper noun
a person, usually a woman, who is paid to look after the management of a house.
ˈhousekeeping noun
the management of a house.
ˈhouseman noun
a recently qualified doctor who is living in a hospital while working there to complete his training.
ˈhousetrain verb
to train (a dog, cat etc) to be clean inside the house.
ˈhouse-warming noun
a party given after moving into a new house.
adjective
a house-warming party.
ˈhousewife nounplural ˈhousewives
a woman who looks after her house, her husband and her family, and who usually does not have a job outside the home.
ˈhousework noun
the work of keeping a house clean and tidy. My mother has a woman to help her with the housework.
like a house on fire
1. very well. The two children got on with each other like a house on fire.
2. very quickly. I'm getting through this job like a house on fire.

house

بَيْتٌ, مَنْزِلٌ مُنْفَصِل dům, samostatný dům fritliggende hus, hus Einzelhaus, Haus μονοκατοικία, σπίτι casa, casa no adosada, casa separada omakotitalo, talo maison, pavillon kuća, samostojeća kuća casa, villetta indipendente 土地付き一戸建て家屋, 家 단독주택, 주택 huis, vrijstaande woning enebolig, hus dom, dom wolnostojący casa, casa não geminada дом, особняк hus, villa บ้าน, บ้านเดี่ยว ev, müstakil ev căn nhà xây tách riêng, ngôi nhà 房屋, 独立别墅

house

n. casa, vivienda, domicilio;
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Nothing delighted you more than to have me tie my piece bags on your backs for burdens, give you hats and sticks and rolls of paper, and let you travel through the house from the cellar, which was the City of Destruction, up, up, to the housetop, where you had all the lovely things you could collect to make a Celestial City.
The first sound in the morning was her voice as she went about the house singing like a lark, and the last sound at night was the same cheery sound, for the girls never grew too old for that familiar lullaby.
The windows of the house in which he lived were high and he wanted to look at the trees when he awoke in the morning.
Family Housing received $2 million from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund to build the 30-unit Cecil Younger Gardens apartment house on a vacant lot.
The Federal Reserve may also introduce new guidelines for mortgage lending in order to curtail high-risk forms of lending aimed at helping home buyers cope with appreciating house prices.
I do not deny the importance of metaphoric equations of house and nation.
In order to create a healthy living environment, we need to know that the "fresh air" coming into the house truly is fresh.
Meanwhile, the current administrations at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the White House have shown increasing fiscal impatience with programs aimed at relocating one-time public housing residents and little intention of beefing up HUD's resources to respond to the current housing crunch.
A tree house brings out the kid in everyone, from a 4-year-old boy to an 80-year-old woman.
Individual workers will enter a house to investigate an isolated problem such as a child's rat bite, peeling lead-based paint, or mold.
As house slaves and later, as hired domestics (one of the few types of employment available to black women until a full century after the Emancipation), African American women were required to fill the role of angel of someone else's house, cooking, cleaning, washing, sewing, nursing, and raising or even bearing the children of the master/employer.