Noun Definition


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

Related Noun(s):mansion, planetary house, sign, sign of the zodiac, star sign

Category: Places

2.Definition: a building in which something is sheltered or located

"They had a large carriage house"

Category: Objects

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

"The house was full"

Related Noun(s):theater, theatre

Category: Objects

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

"He has a house on Cape Cod", "She felt she had to get out of the house"

Category: Objects

5.Definition: a social unit living together

"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", "The family refused to accept his will"

Related Noun(s):family, home, household, menage

Category: General

6.Definition: an official assembly having legislative powers

"A bicameral legislature has two houses"

Category: General

7.Definition: aristocratic family line

"The House of York"

Category: General

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

"The children were playing house"

Category: General

9.Definition: the audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema

"The house applauded", "He counted the house"

Category: General

10.Definition: the management of a gambling house or casino

"The house gets a percentage of every bet"

Category: General

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

"He worked for a brokerage house"

Related Noun(s):firm

Category: General

12.Definition: the members of a religious community living together

Category: General