the White House

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the White House

1 : the place in Washington, D.C., where the U.S. President lives
2 : the executive branch of the U.S. government
  • The White House announced the new appointments to the Cabinet.
  • White House staffers

Word by Word Definitions

white play
  1. : free from color

  2. : of the color of new snow or milk

  3. : light or pallid in color

  1. : the achromatic object color of greatest lightness characteristically perceived to belong to objects that reflect diffusely nearly all incident energy throughout the visible spectrum

  2. : a white or light-colored part of something: such as

  3. : a mass of albuminous material surrounding the yolk of an egg

  1. : whiten

house play
  1. : a building that serves as living quarters for one or a few families : home

  2. : a shelter or refuge (such as a nest or den) of a wild animal

  3. : a natural covering (such as a test or shell) that encloses and protects an animal or a colony of zooids

  1. : to provide with living quarters or shelter

  2. : to store in a building

  3. : to encase, enclose, or shelter as if by putting in a house (see 1house)


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