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house

noun

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1 a commercial or industrial activity or organization
  • a publishing house that specializes in school textbooks

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2 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor
  • the present British royal family belongs to the House of Windsor

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4 those who live as a family in one house
  • the whole house is in a state of excited anticipation for the holidays

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5 the shelter or resting place of a wild animal
  • prairie dogs make their house underground

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house

verb

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1 to provide with living quarters or shelter
  • some of the freshmen were temporarily housed in local motels while the new dorm was being finished

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2 to close or shut in by or as if by barriers
  • the famous document is housed in a special display case

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The first known use of house was before the 12th century

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“House.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/house. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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