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'house' - used as a noun
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. an official assembly having legislative powers
a bicameral legislature has two houses
3. a building in which something is sheltered or located
they had a large carriage house
4. a social unit living together
I waited until the whole house was asleep
5. a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
the house was full
6. the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
he worked for a brokerage house
7. aristocratic family line
the House of York
8. the members of a religious community living together
9. the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema
the house applauded
he counted the house
10. play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults
the children were playing house
11. (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
12. the management of a gambling house or casino
the house gets a percentage of every bet

'house' - used as a verb
13. contain or cover
This box houses the gears
14. provide housing for
The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town

derived forms
1. House / Plural
houses
2. House / Past
housed
3. House / Third Person
houses
4. House / Present Participle
housing
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The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis. - Click here to find out.
Fact of the day
The household wrench was invented by boxing heavyweight champion Jack Johnson in 1922.