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house·hold

 (hous′hōld′)
n.
1.
a. A domestic unit consisting of the members of a family who live together along with nonrelatives such as servants.
b. The living spaces and possessions belonging to such a unit.
2. A person or group of people occupying a single dwelling: the rise of nonfamily households.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or used in a household: household appliances.
2. Commonly known; familiar: has become a household name.

[Middle English houshold : hous, house; see house + hold, possession, holding (from Old English, from healdan, to hold; see hold1).]

household

(ˈhaʊsˌhəʊld)
n
1. the people living together in one house collectively
2. (modifier) of, relating to, or used in the running of a household; domestic: household management.

house•hold

(ˈhaʊsˌhoʊld, -ˌoʊld)

n.
1. the people of a house collectively; a family including any servants.
adj.
2. of a household: household expenses.
3. for use in the home, esp. for cooking, cleaning, or laundering: household bleach; household appliances.
4. common; familiar: a household name in men's fashions.
[1350–1400]

Household

 the inmates of a house, including the servants and attendants—Wilkes.
Example: household of faith, 1526.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.household - a social unit living togetherhousehold - 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"

household

noun
1. family, home, house, ménage, family circle growing up in a male-only household
adjective
1. domestic, family, domiciliary I always do the household chores first.

household

noun
A group of usually related people living together as a unit:
adjective
Of or relating to the family or household:
Translations
أَهلُ البَيْتُأهْل البَيْت، أسرَه
domácnost
husholdninghusstand
talous
domaćinstvo
háznép
heimilisfólk
家族
가족
hushåll
ครอบครัว
hộ gia đình

household

[ˈhaʊshəʊld]
A. N (= home) → casa f; (= family) → familia f
B. CPD household accounts NPLcuentas fpl de la casa
Household Cavalry N (Mil) → Guardia f Real
household chores NPLquehaceres mpl domésticos, tareas fpl de la casa
household expenses NPLgastos mpl de la casa
household gods NPLpenates mpl
household goods NPLenseres mpl domésticos
household linen Nropa f blanca
household name N he's a household namees una persona conocidísima
household refuse Nbasura f doméstica, residuos mpl domésticos
household soap Njabón m familiar
household troops NPL (Brit) → guardia fsing real
household word N it's a household word (fig) → es el pan de cada día

household

[ˈhaʊshəʊld]
n
(= people) → famille f, maisonnée f
(= house) → ménage m
modif [income] → du ménage; [bill] → du ménage; [waste] → ménager/èrehousehold appliance nappareil m électroménagerhousehold chores npl (= housework) → travaux mpl ménagers

household

nHaushalt m; a male-only householdein Haushalt, der nur aus Männern besteht
attrHaushalts-; household applianceHaushaltsgerät nt; household furnitureWohnmöbel pl; household choreshäusliche Pflichten pl, → Hausarbeit f; household commoditiesHaushaltswaren pl; household goodsHausrat m, → Haushaltswaren pl

household

:
household god
nHausgott m; the telly has become the household in many homesder Fernseher ist in vielen Familien zum Götzen geworden
household insurance
household linen
nTisch- und Bettwäsche f, → Weißwäsche f (dated)
household name
n to be a householdein Begriff sein; to become a householdzu einem Begriff werden
household word
nBegriff m; to become a householdzu einem Begriff werden

household

[ˈhaʊsˌhəʊld]
1. ncasa, famiglia
2. adj (accounts, expenses, equipment) → della casa, domestico/a

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.

household

أَهلُ البَيْتُ domácnost husholdning Haushalt νοικοκυριό hogar familiar talous ménage domaćinstvo famiglia 家族 가족 huishouden husholdning gospodarstwo domowe agregado familiar, residentes домочадцы hushåll ครอบครัว hane halkı hộ gia đình 家庭

household

n. casa de familia;
householder cabezade familia; dueño-a de casa.
References in classic literature ?
The opportunity was expected to be the concession of a good post in the household of Monsieur, when that household would be established at the period of his marriage.
I have actually known a case where a Woman has exterminated her whole household, and half an hour afterwards, when her rage was over and the fragments swept away, has asked what has become of her husband and her children.
So, although Chaucer belonged to the middle class, he must have had some powerful friend able to get him a place in a great household.
She made no ineffectual efforts to conduct her household en bonne menagere, going and coming as it suited her fancy, and, so far as she was able, lending herself to any passing caprice.
Every person in the house felt that there was so sense in their living together, and that the stray people brought together by chance in any inn had more in common with one another than they, the members of the family and household of the Oblonskys.
In fact, for a month or so after his departure it was considered not the thing to mention the prince's name in the Epanchin household.
Following upon what I have just told you, certain other information has come into my possession to this effect--that not only was this murderer a Japanese, but we have evidence which seems to suggest that he was attached in some way to your household.
But the Vicar's view of that seat of learning as a stepping-stone to Orders alone was quite a family tradition; and so rooted was the idea in his mind that perseverance began to appear to the sensitive son akin to an intent to misappropriate a trust, and wrong the pious heads of the household, who had been and were, as his father had hinted, compelled to exercise much thrift to carry out his uniform plan of education for the three young men.
That charm was not expressed so much in his relations with him as with all his family and with the household.
Here, cherished like a household saint in its shrine, sat Beth, tranquil and busy as ever, for nothing could change the sweet, unselfish nature, and even while preparing to leave life, she tried to make it happier for those who should remain behind.
The whole beaver household, old and young, set out upon this business, and will often make long journeys before they are suited.
On the other side, which is the household side, I wish it divided at the first, into a hall and a chapel