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house

Definitions by Oxford


[haʊs], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a building for human habitation, especially one that consists of a ground floor and one or more upper storeys
(e.g: my wife and I are moving to a new house)

- a building in which people meet for a particular activity
(e.g: a house of prayer)

- a religious community that occupies a particular building
(e.g: the Cistercian house at Clairvaux)

- a legislative or deliberative assembly
(e.g: the sixty-member National Council, the country's upper house)

- a style of electronic dance music typically having sparse, repetitive vocals and a fast beat
(e.g: DJs specializing in techno, garage, and house)

- a twelfth division of the celestial sphere, based on the positions of the ascendant and midheaven at a given time and place, and determined by any of a number of methods.



Phrases:
- a house divided cannot stand
- as safe as houses
- go round the houses
- house and home
- house of cards
- keep a House
- keep house
- like a house on fire
- on the house
- play house
- put one's house in order
- set up house

Origin:
Old English hūs (noun), hūsian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch huis, German Haus (nouns), and Dutch huizen, German hausen (verbs)


[], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- (of an animal or plant) kept in, frequenting, or infesting buildings.

- relating to a firm, institution, or society
(e.g: a house journal)


Phrases:
- a house divided cannot stand
- as safe as houses
- go round the houses
- house and home
- house of cards
- keep a House
- keep house
- like a house on fire
- on the house
- play house
- put one's house in order
- set up house

Origin:


[haʊz], (Verb)

Definitions:
- provide with shelter or accommodation
(e.g: they converted a disused cinema to house twelve employees)

- provide space for; contain or accommodate
(e.g: the museum houses a collection of Roman sculpture)

- eat the whole of (something), typically very quickly
(e.g: it could be that I just housed a massive burrito, but I don't feel good)


Phrases:
- a house divided cannot stand
- as safe as houses
- go round the houses
- house and home
- house of cards
- keep a House
- keep house
- like a house on fire
- on the house
- play house
- put one's house in order
- set up house

Origin:







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