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household

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noun house·hold \ˈhau̇s-ˌhōld, ˈhau̇-ˌsōld\

Simple Definition of household

  • : the people in a family or other group that are living together in one house

Full Definition of household

  1. :  those who dwell under the same roof and compose a family; also :  a social unit composed of those living together in the same dwelling

Examples of household

  1. At that time, not many households had telephones.

  2. <a household that consists of a single mom, her two kids, and her widowed mother>



14th Century

First Known Use of household

14th century


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household

adjective house·hold

Simple Definition of household

  • : of or relating to a house or to the people living in a house

  • : known to many people : familiar or common

Full Definition of household

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a household :  domestic <cooking and other household arts>

  2. 2 :  familiar, common <a household name>

Examples of household

  1. <he spent the weekend at home, helping with household chores>

  2. <ozone is now a household word, thanks to global warming>



14th Century

First Known Use of household

14th century



HOUSEHOLD Defined for Kids

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household

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noun house·hold \ˈhau̇s-ˌhōld\

Definition of household

  1. :  all the people in a family or group who live together in one house




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household

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adjective house·hold

Definition of household

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a house or a household <household chores>

  2. 2 :  familiar 1 <The actor became a household name.>





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