- a building for human habitation, especially one that is lived in by a family or small group of people；the people living in a house; a household
- (of an animal or plant) kept in, frequenting, or infesting buildings.；relating to a business, institution, or society
- provide (a person or animal) with shelter or living quarters；provide space for; accommodate
verb: house, 3rd person present: houses, gerund or present participle: housing, past tense: housed, past participle: housed
noun: house, plural noun: houses
- 1. a building for human habitation, especially one that is lived in by a family or small group of people my wife and I are moving to a new house house prices 同義詞
- ▪ the people living in a house; a household do you want the whole house woken up? 同義詞
- ▪ a family or family lineage, especially a noble or royal one; a dynasty the power and prestige of the House of Stewart 同義詞
- ▪ a building in which animals live or in which things are kept a reptile house
- 2. a building in which people meet for a particular activity a house of prayer
- ▪ a business or institution a publishing house 同義詞
- ▪ a restaurant or inn I ordered a bottle of their house wine 同義詞
- ▪ dated a brothel.
- ▪ a theater a hundred musicians performed in front of a full house 同義詞
- 3. a religious community that occupies a particular building the Cistercian house at Clairvaux
- ▪ a residential hall at a school or college a house of 45 boarders
- ▪ British formal a college of a university.
- 4. a legislative or deliberative assembly the sixty-member National Council, the country's upper house 同義詞
- ▪ the House of Representatives or (in the UK or Canada) the House of Commons or Lords the government commanded an overall majority in the House
- 5. a style of popular dance music typically using synthesized drum and bass lines, sparse repetitive vocals, and a fast beat DJs specializing in techno, garage, and house
- 6. any of the twelve divisions 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.
- ▪ a celestial division represented as a sector on an astrological chart, used in allocating elements of character and circumstance to different spheres of human life.
- 1. (of an animal or plant) kept in, frequenting, or infesting buildings.
- 2. relating to a business, institution, or society a house journal
- ▪ (of a band or group) resident or regularly performing in a club or other venue the house band
- 1. provide (a person or animal) with shelter or living quarters we make exceptions to these rules if we need to house someone urgently 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. provide space for; accommodate the museum houses a collection of Roman sculpture 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ insert or fix (something) in a socket or mortise.
- 3. North American informal eat the whole of (something), typically very quickly it could be that I just housed a massive burrito, but I don't feel good