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Another word for house

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Noun
  1. A building or shelter where one lives

    See also:

    protection

  2. A group of usually related people living together as a unit

      1. A group of persons related by descent or marriage:
      2. People in the same line of descent; lineage:
      3. A group of individuals derived from a common stock:
      1. A person or group of people occupying a single dwelling:
      2. The person or persons who live in one house, apartment, etc.; variously, one person or a group, esp. a family
      3. A domestic unit consisting of the members of a family who live together along with nonrelatives such as servants.
    See also:

    group

  3. A commercial organization

    See also:

    group

  4. A group of people sharing common ancestry

      1. A large group of relatives, friends, or associates.
      2. An early form of social group, as in the Scottish Highlands, composed of several families claiming descent from a common ancestor, bearing the same family name, and following the same chieftain
      3. (Informal) family
      1. A group of persons related by descent or marriage:
      2. People in the same line of descent; lineage:
      3. A group of individuals derived from a common stock:
      1. A person's relatives; kinfolk.
      2. A group of related persons, as a clan or tribe.
      3. Family or relatives; kin; kinfolk
      1. Descendants from a common ancestor
      2. The descendants of a common ancestor considered to be the founder of the line.
      3. Ancestry; family; stock
      1. A group of related families of languages.
      2. Any of a number of plants of the crucifer family, as evening stock (Mathiola bicornis), or Virginian stock (Malcomia maritima)
      3. The original progenitor of a family line.
      1. (Informal) A family, esp. a large one
      2. (Informal) A large family.
      3. (Biology) A taxonomic category ranking below a family or subfamily and above a genus and usually containing several genera.
    See also:

    kin

Verb
  1. To provide with often temporary lodging

    See also:

    protection

  2. To have as one's domicile, usually for an extended period

      1. To continue in existence; endure:
      2. (Archaic) To stay; reside (in or at)
      3. To stand fast; remain; go on being
      1. To provide with often temporary lodging.
      2. To establish (oneself or another person) in a residence.
      3. To reside; dwell.
      1. To speak or write at length; expatiate:
      2. To fasten one's attention on something, especially moodily or persistently:
      3. To live as a resident; reside.
      1. To remain in human memory:
      2. To go through; experience:
      3. To pursue a positive, satisfying existence; enjoy life:
      1. To live in a place permanently or for an extended period.
      2. (Computers) To be located or stored:
      3. To dwell for a long time; have one's residence; live (in or at)
    See also:

    place

  3. To give refuge to

    See also:

    protection

Another word for house

Noun
  1. A habitation

    See also:

    apartment

    home

  2. A large business establishment

      1. Such a body created for purposes of government.
      2. A group of people, as the mayor and aldermen of an incorporated town, legally authorized to act as an individual
      3. Any of the political and economic bodies forming a corporative state, each being composed of the employers and employees in a certain industry, profession, etc.
      1. A relationship between individuals or groups that is characterized by mutual cooperation and responsibility, as for the achievement of a specified goal:
      2. The state of being a partner; participation
      3. The persons participating in such a business entity.
      1. A commercial theatrical company that presents a repertoire of plays, usually at one theater
      2. A permanent company that performs a repertoire of plays, usually at a single theater.
      3. A company or corporation whose capital is divided into shares
  3. A family

    See also:

    family

  4. A legislative body

      1. An assembly or conference; specif., a formal assembly of representatives, as from various nations or churches, to discuss problems
      2. The two-year session of this legislature between elections of the House of Representatives.
      3. A session of this legislature
      1. An assembly of church officials to discuss points of doctrine, etc.
      2. An assembly of persons called together for consultation, deliberation, or discussion.
      3. The discussion or deliberation in a council
      1. The national legislative body of Great Britain, composed of the House of Commons and the House of Lords
      2. A representative body having supreme legislative powers within a state or multinational organization.
      3. An official or formal conference or council, usually concerned with government or public affairs
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    legislature