house


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • verb
  • phrase

Synonyms for house

Synonyms for house

a building or shelter where one lives

a group of usually related people living together as a unit

Synonyms

a group of people sharing common ancestry

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

to give refuge to

Synonyms for house

the members of a religious community living together

Related Words

the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema

Related Words

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

Related Words

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

the management of a gambling house or casino

Related Words

contain or cover

References in classic literature ?
But a truce to these painful digressions: let me return to our houses.
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 shall keep a Journal of its Proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, excepting such Parts as may in their Judgment require Secrecy; and the Yeas and Nays of the Members of either House on any question shall, at the Desire of one fifth of those Present, be entered on the Journal.
Not old enough even to leave his father's grass roof and sleep in the youths' canoe house, much less to sleep with the young bachelors in their canoe house, he knew that he took his life, with all of its dimly guessed mysteries and arrogances, in his hand thus to trespass into the sacred precinct of the full-made, full-realized, full- statured men of Somo.
Then Marija and Jonas were between them to take a third share in the house, which would leave only eight dollars a month for Jurgis to contribute to the payment.
I am tired to death of living in this cold, dark, windy, smoky, creaking, groaning, dismal old house.
Crew passes on without a stagger; East is hurled forward by the shock, and plunges on his shoulder, as if he would bury himself in the ground; but the ball rises straight into the air, and falls behind Crew's back, while the "bravoes" of the School- house attest the pluckiest charge of all that hard-fought day.
Neleus seized his goods and held them for a whole year, during which he was a close prisoner in the house of king Phylacus, and in much distress of mind both on account of the daughter of Neleus and because he was haunted by a great sorrow that dread Erinys had laid upon him.
That itself would be better than having it overrun with some horde who know nothing of the geography of dreamland, and nothing of the history that has given this house its soul and its identity.
The windows were quite frozen, the little boy was obliged to sit and breathe on them to get a peep-hole over to the old house, and there the snow had been blown into all the carved work and inscriptions; it lay quite up over the steps, just as if there was no one at home--nor was there any one at home--the old man was dead!
Don't suppose I am anxious to keep you--don't suppose I care about your leaving the house.
Very well; and where is this house that I purchase?
They approached his house by a back entrance, lest they should attract the notice of the crowd, and went into an upper room which faced towards the street; the windows, however, in common with those of every other room in the house, were boarded up inside, in order that, out of doors, all might appear quite dark.
A narrow passage led directly through the house into the garden behind.
Not a tree nor a house broke the broad sweep of flat country that reached to the edge of the sky in all directions.