Translation of "house" - English-Spanish dictionary

house

noun uk /haʊs/ (plural houses /ˈhaʊzɪz/)

A1 a building where people live, usually one family or group

casa
We went to my aunt’s house for dinner.
on the house

If food or drink is on the house in a bar or restaurant, it is free.

cortesía de la casa
get on like a house on fire

If two people get on like a house on fire, they like each other very much and become friends very quickly.

llevarse de maravilla
I was worried that they wouldn’t like each other, but in fact they’re getting on like a house on fire.

(Translation of “house” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

house

noun /haus/ (plural houses /ˈhauziz/)

a building in which people, especially a single family, live

casa
Houses have been built on the outskirts of the town for the workers in the new industrial estate.

a place or building used for a particular purpose

casa
a hen house
a public house.

a theatre, or the audience in a theatre/theater

sala
There was a full house for the first night of the play.

a family, usually important or noble, including its ancestors and descendants

casa
the house of Tudor.
housing /-ziŋ/ noun

houses

alojamiento
These flats will provide housing for the immigrants.

the hard cover round a machine etc

bastidor
an engine housing.
housing benefit noun

(in Britain) a payment given by a government to people who are entitled to it according to certain criteria (eg poverty) when they buy or rent a house, an apartment etc.

subsidio de vivienda
house agent noun

a person who arranges the sale or letting of houses; real-estate agent(American)

agente inmobiliario
house arrest noun

a type of arrest in which a person is not allowed to leave his own house

arresto domiciliario
He was kept under house arrest.
houseboat noun

a type of boat, usually with a flat bottom, which is built to be lived in.

casa flotante
housebreaker noun

a person who breaks into a house in order to steal.

ladrón
housebreaking noun

allanamiento de morada
He was arrested for housebreaking.
housefly noun (plural houseflies)

the common fly, found throughout the world.

mosca
household noun

the people who live together in a house, including their servants

casa, familia
How many people are there in this household?
householder noun

the person who owns a house or pays the rent for it.

inquilino
household word noun

something which is well-known to everyone

de todos conocido
His name is a household word throughout the country.
housekeeper noun

a person, usually a woman, who is paid to look after the management of a house.

gobernanta, ama de llaves
housekeeping noun

the management of a house

gobierno de la casa, quehaceres domésticos
(also adjective) housekeeping duties.
houseman noun (plural housemen)

(British, old-fashioned) a recently qualified doctor who is living in a hospital while working there to complete his training.

interno
housemate noun

(British) someone who lives in the same house as you, but who is not a member of your family.

compañero de piso
house music noun

a type of electronic dance music that developed in the 1980s.

música house
housetrain verb

to train (a dog, cat etc) to be clean inside the house

enseñar/domesticar (a un animal)
The puppy has not yet been housetrained.
house-warming noun

a party given after moving into a new house.

fiesta de inauguración de una casa
housewife noun (plural housewives)

a woman who looks after her house, her husband and her family, and who usually does not have a job outside the home.

ama de casa
housework noun

the work of keeping a house clean and tidy

quehaceres domésticos, faenas de la casa
My mother has a woman to help her with the housework.
housing estate noun

(British) an area where a large number of houses have been built at the same time.

urbanización
like a house on fire

very well

llevarse de maravilla, llevarse la mar de bien
The two children got on with each other like a house on fire.

very quickly

a toda velocidad, rapidísimamente
I’m getting through this job like a house on fire.

(Translation of “house” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)