Spanish translation of “house”
house noun /haus/ (plural houses /ˈhauziz/)
› a building in which people, especially a single family, live
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
a hen house a public house. › a theatre, or the audience in a theatre/theater
There was a full house for the first night of the play. › a family, usually important or noble, including its ancestors and descendants
the house of Tudor. housing /-ziŋ/ noun › houses
These flats will provide housing for the immigrants. › the hard cover round a machine etc
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)
house arrest noun › a type of arrest in which a person is not allowed to leave his own house
He was kept under house arrest. houseboat noun › a type of boat, usually with a flat bottom, which is built to be lived in.
housebreaker noun › a person who breaks into a house in order to steal.
housebreaking noun ›
allanamiento de morada
He was arrested for housebreaking. housefly noun (plural houseflies) › the common fly, found throughout the world.
household noun › the people who live together in a house, including their servants
How many people are there in this household? householder noun › the person who owns a house or pays the rent for it.
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.
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.
housetrain verb › to train (a dog, cat etc) to be clean inside the house
The puppy has not yet been housetrained. house-warming noun › a party given after moving into a new house.
enseñar/domesticar (a un animal
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.
de inauguración de una casa
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.
like a house on fire › very well
The two children got on with each other like a house on fire. › very quickly
llevarse de maravilla, llevarse la mar
a toda velocidad, rapidísimamente
I’m getting through this job like a house on fire.