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Synonyms for house

Synonyms for house

a building or shelter where one lives

a group of usually related people living together as a unit

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a group of people sharing common ancestry

to have as one's domicile, usually for an extended period

to give refuge to

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the members of a religious community living together

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the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema

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play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults

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(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided

the management of a gambling house or casino

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contain or cover

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"Very well; and where is this house that I purchase?" asked the count carelessly, addressing himself half to Bertuccio, half to the notary.
The scouts reported further, that this party meeting with some others who had been at similar work elsewhere, they all united into one, and drafting off a few men with the killed and wounded, marched away to Lord Mansfield's country seat at Caen Wood, between Hampstead and Highgate; bent upon destroying that house likewise, and lighting up a great fire there, which from that height should be seen all over London.
After the first few whirls around, and one other time when the house tipped badly, she felt as if she were being rocked gently, like a baby in a cradle.
A main entrance it was plainly meant to be, but never finished; instead of gates of wrought iron, a pair of hurdles were tied across with a straw rope; and as there were no park walls, nor any sign of avenue, the track that I was following passed on the right hand of the pillars, and went wandering on toward the house.
The houses in which they lived were small cheaply constructed wooden affairs with a garden at the back.
As soon as the men of the various regiments began to disperse among the wealthy and deserted houses, the army was lost forever and there came into being something nondescript, neither citizens nor soldiers but what are known as marauders.
Granted that the majority are able at last either to own or hire the modern house with all its improvements.
At this period, square houses were still everywhere permitted, though discouraged by a special tax.
Read by the light of the pocket-lantern which he carried with him, the letter first congratulated this person on the complete success of his disguise--and then promised that the writer would be ready at her bedroom window for flight the next morning, before the house was astir.
Each house may determine the Rules of its Proceedings, punish its Members for disorderly Behavior, and, with the Concurrence of two-thirds, expel a Member.
And to this canoe house Jerry was also brought to join the others on the floor.
Passing down the avenue to work that morning he had seen two boys leaving an advertisement from house to house; and seeing that there were pictures upon it, Jurgis had asked for one, and had rolled it up and tucked it into his shirt.
Next summer, I intend to put a splendid new mansion over the cellar of the old house."
Our house plays the whole of the School at football.
She found him and Pisistratus sleeping in the forecourt of Menelaus's house; Pisistratus was fast asleep, but Telemachus could get no rest all night for thinking of his unhappy father, so Minerva went close up to him and said: