Synonyms for house

Synonyms for (noun) house

Synonyms: house

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

Usage: the children were playing house

Similar words: child's play, play

Definition: activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules

Usage: Freud believed in the utility of play to a small child


Synonyms: house

Definition: a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families

Usage: he has a house on Cape Cod; she felt she had to get out of the house

Similar words: building, edifice

Definition: a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

Usage: there was a three-story building on the corner; it was an imposing edifice


Similar words: dwelling, dwelling house, domicile, habitation, home, abode

Definition: housing that someone is living in

Usage: he built a modest dwelling near the pond; they raise money to provide homes for the homeless


Synonyms: house

Definition: a building in which something is sheltered or located

Usage: they had a large carriage house

Similar words: building, edifice

Definition: a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

Usage: there was a three-story building on the corner; it was an imposing edifice


Synonyms: theater, theatre, house

Definition: a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented

Usage: the house was full

Similar words: building, edifice

Definition: a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

Usage: there was a three-story building on the corner; it was an imposing edifice


Synonyms: house

Definition: aristocratic family line

Usage: the House of York

Similar words: family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, sept

Definition: people descended from a common ancestor

Usage: his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower


Synonyms: firm, business firm, house

Definition: the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments

Usage: he worked for a brokerage house

Similar words: concern, business, business concern, business organisation, business organization

Definition: a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it

Usage: he bought his brother's business; a small mom-and-pop business; a racially integrated business concern


Synonyms: home, house, household, family, menage

Definition: a social unit living together

Usage: he moved his family to Virginia; It was a good Christian household; I waited until the whole house was asleep; the teacher asked how many people made up his home

Similar words: unit, social unit

Definition: an organization regarded as part of a larger social group

Usage: the coach said the offensive unit did a good job; after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit


Synonyms: house

Definition: an official assembly having legislative powers

Usage: a bicameral legislature has two houses

Similar words: general assembly, legislature, law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body

Definition: persons who make or amend or repeal laws


Synonyms: house

Definition: the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema

Usage: the house applauded; he counted the house

Similar words: audience

Definition: a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance

Usage: the audience applauded; someone in the audience began to cough


Synonyms: house

Definition: the members of a religious community living together

Similar words: community

Definition: a group of people living in a particular local area

Usage: the team is drawn from all parts of the community


Synonyms: house

Definition: the management of a gambling house or casino

Usage: the house gets a percentage of every bet

Similar words: management

Definition: those in charge of running a business


Synonyms: planetary house, sign, sign of the zodiac, star sign, house, mansion

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

Similar words: region, part

Definition: the extended spatial location of something

Usage: the farming regions of France; religions in all parts of the world; regions of outer space

Synonyms for (verb) house

Synonyms: put up, domiciliate, house

Definition: provide housing for

Usage: The immigrants were housed in a new development outside the town

Similar words: shelter

Definition: provide shelter for

Usage: After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people


Synonyms: house

Definition: contain or cover

Usage: This box houses the gears

Similar words: hold, admit, accommodate

Definition: have room for; hold without crowding

Usage: This hotel can accommodate 250 guests; The theater admits 300 people; The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people